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African-American mess attendants take their turn at a 20mm gun during gunnery training on Aircraft Transport USS Copahee during transit from California to Pearl Harbor, 9 Sep 1942. Note TBF Avengers on the flight deck.Escort carrier USS Santee in Oct 1942, probably in Bermuda, preparing to cross the Atlantic for the Operation Torch landings in North Africa. Note SBD Dauntless, F4F Wildcat, and TBF Avenger aircraft on the flight deck.Grumman TBF-1 Avenger aircraft of US Navy Torpedo Squadron 4 dropping Mark XIII practice torpedo in training flight, location unknown, 30 Oct 1942TBF-1 Avenger of Marine Squadron VMSB-131 at Guadalcanal, 1942
African-American mess attendants take their turn at a 20mm gun during gunnery training on Aircraft Transport USS Copahee during transit from California to Pearl Harbor, 9 Sep 1942. Note TBF Avengers on the flight deck.Escort carrier USS Santee in Oct 1942, probably in Bermuda, preparing to cross the Atlantic for the Operation Torch landings in North Africa. Note SBD Dauntless, F4F Wildcat, and TBF Avenger aircraft on the flight deck.Grumman TBF-1 Avenger aircraft of US Navy Torpedo Squadron 4 dropping Mark XIII practice torpedo in training flight, location unknown, 30 Oct 1942TBF-1 Avenger of Marine Squadron VMSB-131 at Guadalcanal, 1942
TBF-1 Avenger of Marine Squadron VMSB-131 at Guadalcanal, 1942TBF-1 Avengers and SBD Dauntless bombers running up their engines aboard USS Ranger off West Africa during Operation Torch, Nov 1942. Note one F4F Wildcat without its engine running.TBF-1 Avenger landing on Auxiliary Carrier USS Card bounced over the arresting cables, crashed the barrier, and stopped in an anti-aircraft gun tub, 9 Dec 1942 off San Diego, California, United States. 1 of 2.TBF-1 Avenger landing on Auxiliary Carrier USS Card bounced over the arresting cables, crashed the barrier, and stopped in an anti-aircraft gun tub, 9 Dec 1942 off San Diego, California, United States. 2 of 2.
TBF-1 Avenger of Marine Squadron VMSB-131 at Guadalcanal, 1942TBF-1 Avengers and SBD Dauntless bombers running up their engines aboard USS Ranger off West Africa during Operation Torch, Nov 1942. Note one F4F Wildcat without its engine running.TBF-1 Avenger landing on Auxiliary Carrier USS Card bounced over the arresting cables, crashed the barrier, and stopped in an anti-aircraft gun tub, 9 Dec 1942 off San Diego, California, United States. 1 of 2.TBF-1 Avenger landing on Auxiliary Carrier USS Card bounced over the arresting cables, crashed the barrier, and stopped in an anti-aircraft gun tub, 9 Dec 1942 off San Diego, California, United States. 2 of 2.
An SNJ Texan, an F4F Wildcat, and a TBF-1 Avenger tied down on the flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS Wolverine on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943.F6F-3 Hellcat fighters on the flight deck of Saratoga as a TBM Avenger approached to land, circa 1943-44Grumman TBF-1 Avenger being tended to by carrier-based maintenance personnel, 1943.Line drawing of the Grumman TBF-1 Avenger torpedo bomber.
An SNJ Texan, an F4F Wildcat, and a TBF-1 Avenger tied down on the flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS Wolverine on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943.F6F-3 Hellcat fighters on the flight deck of Saratoga as a TBM Avenger approached to land, circa 1943-44Grumman TBF-1 Avenger being tended to by carrier-based maintenance personnel, 1943.Line drawing of the Grumman TBF-1 Avenger torpedo bomber.
TBF Avenger aircraft in flight, May 1942-Jun 1943TBF-1 Avengers on the flight deck of USS Ranger while a K-class Airship flies overhead on anti-submarine watch, 1943TBM Avenger being tested with Rocket Assisted Take-Off (RATO), 1943. Location unknown.The Landing Signal Officer watches just before a TBF-1 Avenger traps aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Wolverine on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943.
TBF Avenger aircraft in flight, May 1942-Jun 1943TBF-1 Avengers on the flight deck of USS Ranger while a K-class Airship flies overhead on anti-submarine watch, 1943TBM Avenger being tested with Rocket Assisted Take-Off (RATO), 1943. Location unknown.The Landing Signal Officer watches just before a TBF-1 Avenger traps aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Wolverine on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943.
A training flight of TBM-1C Avengers based in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, Jan 1943TBF-1 Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 10 from USS Enterprise fly in formation over Espiritu Santo, March 1943.A TBF-1 Avenger of Torpedo Squadron VT-4 resting upside down on two of USS Ranger’s port stacks following a landing accident in the mid-Atlantic, 2 Mar 1943. Note the tailhook still hooked to the arresting cable.This TBF-1 Avenger attempted to land on the carrier USS Charger but missed the arresting wires and ended up tangled in the port catwalk, Chesapeake Bay, United States, 16 Mar 1943. Note US Coast Guard boats alongside.
A training flight of TBM-1C Avengers based in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, Jan 1943TBF-1 Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 10 from USS Enterprise fly in formation over Espiritu Santo, March 1943.A TBF-1 Avenger of Torpedo Squadron VT-4 resting upside down on two of USS Ranger’s port stacks following a landing accident in the mid-Atlantic, 2 Mar 1943. Note the tailhook still hooked to the arresting cable.This TBF-1 Avenger attempted to land on the carrier USS Charger but missed the arresting wires and ended up tangled in the port catwalk, Chesapeake Bay, United States, 16 Mar 1943. Note US Coast Guard boats alongside.

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