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USAAF pilot Lt Eubanks Barnhill flies his P-47D Thunderbolt off the deck of Escort Carrier USS Manila Bay to ward off an aerial attack from four D3A Aichi “Val” dive bombers during refueling operations east of Saipan, Jun 23 1944. Photo 2 of 2Maj General Willis H Hale (front seat) and Vice Admiral John H Hoover tour Aslito Field, Saipan, Marianas (later Isley Field), Jun 28, 1944, ten days after the area was captured from the Japanese. Note P-47 Thunderbolt.361st Fighter Group, 376th Fighter Squadron, US 8th Air Force Captain John D. DuncanP-47 Thunderbolts of the 19th Fighter Squadron share the airfield with Marine Corps TBM Avengers Isely Field on Saipan, Mariana Islands, mid 1944. Note incomplete Japanese hangar.
USAAF pilot Lt Eubanks Barnhill flies his P-47D Thunderbolt off the deck of Escort Carrier USS Manila Bay to ward off an aerial attack from four D3A Aichi “Val” dive bombers during refueling operations east of Saipan, Jun 23 1944. Photo 2 of 2Maj General Willis H Hale (front seat) and Vice Admiral John H Hoover tour Aslito Field, Saipan, Marianas (later Isley Field), Jun 28, 1944, ten days after the area was captured from the Japanese. Note P-47 Thunderbolt.361st Fighter Group, 376th Fighter Squadron, US 8th Air Force Captain John D. Duncan's P-47D Thunderbolt fighter in flight over RAF Little Walden, England, United Kingdom, mid-1944P-47 Thunderbolts of the 19th Fighter Squadron share the airfield with Marine Corps TBM Avengers Isely Field on Saipan, Mariana Islands, mid 1944. Note incomplete Japanese hangar.
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt 42-28672 ‘Lois’ of the 513th Fighter Squadron armed with bombs and HVAR air-to-surface rockets, probably at Tour-en-Bessin Airfield, France, mid-1944.Republic P-47N Thunderbolt 44-88335 armed with HVAR air-to-surface rockets at the Wright Field Test Center, Dayton, Ohio, United States, mid-1944.2 Jul 1944 photo of the wreckage left on Sword Beach following the D-Day landings in Normandy, France; in this case, a P-47 Thunderbolt that was shot down 10 Jun 1944 on a mission to Cherbourg, France. Photo 1 of 2.2 Jul 1944 photo of the wreckage left on Sword Beach following the D-Day landings in Normandy, France; in this case, a P-47 Thunderbolt that was shot down 10 Jun 1944 on a mission to Cherbourg, France. Photo 2 of 2.
Republic P-47D Thunderbolt 42-28672 ‘Lois’ of the 513th Fighter Squadron armed with bombs and HVAR air-to-surface rockets, probably at Tour-en-Bessin Airfield, France, mid-1944.Republic P-47N Thunderbolt 44-88335 armed with HVAR air-to-surface rockets at the Wright Field Test Center, Dayton, Ohio, United States, mid-1944.2 Jul 1944 photo of the wreckage left on Sword Beach following the D-Day landings in Normandy, France; in this case, a P-47 Thunderbolt that was shot down 10 Jun 1944 on a mission to Cherbourg, France. Photo 1 of 2.2 Jul 1944 photo of the wreckage left on Sword Beach following the D-Day landings in Normandy, France; in this case, a P-47 Thunderbolt that was shot down 10 Jun 1944 on a mission to Cherbourg, France. Photo 2 of 2.
Francis Gabreski posing in the cockpit of his P-47 Thunderbolt fighter, shortly after 5 Jul 1944P-47D “Tony” of the 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron at Boxted, England, United Kingdom, late 1944. Note the ‘WW’ on the tail indicating ‘War Weary’ aircraft. Only ‘WW’ planes were used in Rescue Squadrons19-year-old pilot Lt Edwin Wright, already with over 80 missions flown, examining flak damage to his P-47 Thunderbolt on a raid to Münster, Austria, Oct 1944. Wright returned safely to his base in Italy.P-47D Thunderbolt “Big Squaw” and another P-47 of the 19th Fighter Squadron make a low level pass over East Field, Saipan, Oct 1944. Note IH M-5 Truck and T/5 James B Lazar from the 805th Aviation Engineer Battalion.
Francis Gabreski posing in the cockpit of his P-47 Thunderbolt fighter, shortly after 5 Jul 1944P-47D “Tony” of the 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron at Boxted, England, United Kingdom, late 1944. Note the ‘WW’ on the tail indicating ‘War Weary’ aircraft. Only ‘WW’ planes were used in Rescue Squadrons19-year-old pilot Lt Edwin Wright, already with over 80 missions flown, examining flak damage to his P-47 Thunderbolt on a raid to Münster, Austria, Oct 1944. Wright returned safely to his base in Italy.P-47D Thunderbolt “Big Squaw” and another P-47 of the 19th Fighter Squadron make a low level pass over East Field, Saipan, Oct 1944. Note IH M-5 Truck and T/5 James B Lazar from the 805th Aviation Engineer Battalion.
A staged photograph of ground crews performing their collective duties to service P-47D Thunderbolt ‘Lady Ruth’ of the 318th Fighter Group at East Field, Saipan, Mariana Islands, Jun 1944-Apr 1945Captain Paul Hall and his damaged P-47D Thunderbolt fighter Captain Paul HallCaptain Paul Hall
A staged photograph of ground crews performing their collective duties to service P-47D Thunderbolt ‘Lady Ruth’ of the 318th Fighter Group at East Field, Saipan, Mariana Islands, Jun 1944-Apr 1945Captain Paul Hall and his damaged P-47D Thunderbolt fighter 'Dixie Gal' of 57th Fighter Group, US 64th Fighter Squadron at Grosseto, Italy, Oct 1944-May 1945Captain Paul Hall's P-47D Thunderbolt fighter 'Dixie Gal' of 57th Fighter Group, US 64th Fighter Squadron at rest at Grosseto, Italy, Oct 1944-May 1945; note damaged propellers and A-26 in backgroundCaptain Paul Hall's P-47D Thunderbolt fighter 'Dixie Gal' of 57th Fighter Group, US 64th Fighter Squadron at rest at Grosseto, Italy, Oct 1944-May 1945; note damaged underbelly
Damaged P-47 aircraft after a landing accident, Italy, 1945P-38H-5-LO Lightning, P-51A-10 Mustang, and P-47D Thunderbolt aircraft in flight together, United States, 1944-1945P-47 aircraft at rest, Italy, 1945P-47 pilot Capt Walker
Damaged P-47 aircraft after a landing accident, Italy, 1945P-38H-5-LO Lightning, P-51A-10 Mustang, and P-47D Thunderbolt aircraft in flight together, United States, 1944-1945P-47 aircraft at rest, Italy, 1945P-47 pilot Capt Walker

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