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Photo showing a US Navy Mark 24 FIDO acoustic homing torpedo just entering the water. The torpedo can be seen beginning its track toward a submerged submarine. Mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943.Damaged TBF Avenger aboard USS Coral Sea, 14 Oct 1943; it had crashed into a line of TBF aircraft during landing three days priorAviation MachinistAviation Radioman 1st Class E. L. Feehan, Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class S. J. Pocotny, and Lieutenant Commander J. J. Lynch aboard USS Coral Sea, 30 Oct 1943
Photo showing a US Navy Mark 24 FIDO acoustic homing torpedo just entering the water. The torpedo can be seen beginning its track toward a submerged submarine. Mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943.Damaged TBF Avenger aboard USS Coral Sea, 14 Oct 1943; it had crashed into a line of TBF aircraft during landing three days priorAviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class D. E. Ritch, Aviation Radioman 3rd Class R. L. Burgess, and Ensign C. R. Rasmussen aboard USS Coral Sea, 30 Oct 1943Aviation Radioman 1st Class E. L. Feehan, Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class S. J. Pocotny, and Lieutenant Commander J. J. Lynch aboard USS Coral Sea, 30 Oct 1943
Aviation Radioman 2nd Class S. Bleier, Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class H. R. Thompson, and Lieutenant R. S. Evarts aboard USS Coral Sea, 30 Oct 1943Lieutenant R. S. Evarts posing with a TBF Avenger aircraft aboard USS Coral Sea, 30 Oct 1943A Jeep on the deck of the USS Yorktown (Essex-class) being used as an aircraft tug during the strikes on Wake Island, 5 Oct 1943. In this case, the Jeep is being hooked to a TBM-1C Avenger.A Mark XIII torpedo being prepared for loading into the bomb bay of a TBM-1C Avenger for a raid against Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Nov 1943.
Aviation Radioman 2nd Class S. Bleier, Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class H. R. Thompson, and Lieutenant R. S. Evarts aboard USS Coral Sea, 30 Oct 1943Lieutenant R. S. Evarts posing with a TBF Avenger aircraft aboard USS Coral Sea, 30 Oct 1943A Jeep on the deck of the USS Yorktown (Essex-class) being used as an aircraft tug during the strikes on Wake Island, 5 Oct 1943. In this case, the Jeep is being hooked to a TBM-1C Avenger.A Mark XIII torpedo being prepared for loading into the bomb bay of a TBM-1C Avenger for a raid against Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Nov 1943.
Aircraft elevator aboard the escort carrier USS Santee loaded with aerial depth charges on bomb dollies on their way up to the flight deck for loading onto TBF Avengers, Nov 1943 in the Atlantic.Avenger torpedo bomber landing on Cowpens, circa Nov-Dec 1943F6F-3 Hellcat, TBF-1 Avenger, and SBD-5 Dauntless aircraft aboard USS Saratoga in the Gilbert Islands, Nov 1943TBF Avenger running up its engines before launching from escort carrier USS Santee in the Atlantic, Nov 1943. Note the catapult bridle attached to the landing gear.
Aircraft elevator aboard the escort carrier USS Santee loaded with aerial depth charges on bomb dollies on their way up to the flight deck for loading onto TBF Avengers, Nov 1943 in the Atlantic.Avenger torpedo bomber landing on Cowpens, circa Nov-Dec 1943F6F-3 Hellcat, TBF-1 Avenger, and SBD-5 Dauntless aircraft aboard USS Saratoga in the Gilbert Islands, Nov 1943TBF Avenger running up its engines before launching from escort carrier USS Santee in the Atlantic, Nov 1943. Note the catapult bridle attached to the landing gear.
TBF Avengers on the ramp at Kahului Naval Air Station on Maui, Hawaii, shortly after the station opened, Nov 1943.TBF-1 Avengers returning to USS Lexington (Essex-class) during the Gilberts campaign, Nov 1943.TBM-1C Avengers over Makin Island (now Butaritari Island), in the Gilbert Islands following a bombing raid, Nov 1943.WAVES Control Tower Operator at work at  Naval Air Station, Floyd Bennett Field, New York, United States, Nov 1943; note FM Wildcat and TBM Devastator aircraft in background
TBF Avengers on the ramp at Kahului Naval Air Station on Maui, Hawaii, shortly after the station opened, Nov 1943.TBF-1 Avengers returning to USS Lexington (Essex-class) during the Gilberts campaign, Nov 1943.TBM-1C Avengers over Makin Island (now Butaritari Island), in the Gilbert Islands following a bombing raid, Nov 1943.WAVES Control Tower Operator at work at Naval Air Station, Floyd Bennett Field, New York, United States, Nov 1943; note FM Wildcat and TBM Devastator aircraft in background
Gunner Kenneth Bratton, wounded in the knee by shrapnel, being pulled out of the turret of a TBF Avenger aircraft aboard USS Saratoga after a successful raid on Rabaul, New Britain, 5 Nov 1943TBF Avenger aircraft flew above Enterprise during Gilbert Islands campaign, 22 Nov 1943F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-216 taxis down the strip at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Dec 1943. Note TBM Avengers and NE-1 Grasshoppers parked along the strip.A TBF-1 Avenger hanging precariously over the side of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45.
Gunner Kenneth Bratton, wounded in the knee by shrapnel, being pulled out of the turret of a TBF Avenger aircraft aboard USS Saratoga after a successful raid on Rabaul, New Britain, 5 Nov 1943TBF Avenger aircraft flew above Enterprise during Gilbert Islands campaign, 22 Nov 1943F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-216 taxis down the strip at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Dec 1943. Note TBM Avengers and NE-1 Grasshoppers parked along the strip.A TBF-1 Avenger hanging precariously over the side of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45.

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