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Essex-class carrier Yorktown underway in the Mariana Islands, Jun 1944; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 10a; also F6F Hellcat fighters, TBF Avenger torpedo bombers, and SB2C Helldiver dive bombersGeorge Bush in the cockpit of his TBF Avenger torpedo bomber, mid-1944TBM-1C Avenger bombers prepared to take off from Monterey to attack targets on Tinian, Jun 1944TBM Avenger landing on USS Guadalcanal about 6 Jun 1944 while the carrier was towing the captured submarine U-505. Guadalcanal’s hunter group captured U-505 in the western Atlantic on 4 Jun 1944.
Essex-class carrier Yorktown underway in the Mariana Islands, Jun 1944; note camouflage Measure 33, Design 10a; also F6F Hellcat fighters, TBF Avenger torpedo bombers, and SB2C Helldiver dive bombersGeorge Bush in the cockpit of his TBF Avenger torpedo bomber, mid-1944TBM-1C Avenger bombers prepared to take off from Monterey to attack targets on Tinian, Jun 1944TBM Avenger landing on USS Guadalcanal about 6 Jun 1944 while the carrier was towing the captured submarine U-505. Guadalcanal’s hunter group captured U-505 in the western Atlantic on 4 Jun 1944.
TBM Avenger from carrier Langley raided Iwo Jima in support of the operations in the Marianas Islands, 15 Jun 1944TBM-1C Avenger crash landed aboard USS Hornet (Essex-class) after the landing gear collapsed due to hydraulic failure from battle damage, 15 Jun 1944. Photo 1 of 2.TBM-1C Avenger crash landed aboard USS Hornet (Essex-class) after the landing gear collapsed due to hydraulic failure from battle damage, 15 Jun 1944. Photo 2 of 2.USS Marcus Island at Espiritu Santo, 15 Jun 1944; note Camouflage Measure 32 Design 15A
TBM Avenger from carrier Langley raided Iwo Jima in support of the operations in the Marianas Islands, 15 Jun 1944TBM-1C Avenger crash landed aboard USS Hornet (Essex-class) after the landing gear collapsed due to hydraulic failure from battle damage, 15 Jun 1944. Photo 1 of 2.TBM-1C Avenger crash landed aboard USS Hornet (Essex-class) after the landing gear collapsed due to hydraulic failure from battle damage, 15 Jun 1944. Photo 2 of 2.USS Marcus Island at Espiritu Santo, 15 Jun 1944; note Camouflage Measure 32 Design 15A
TBF aircraft from USS Coral Sea flying over Aslito Airfield, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 20 Jun 1944USS Ticonderoga off Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 26 Jun 1944. Two months later, the flight deck would be extended 11-feet to nearly cover the forward 40mm anti-aircraft mounts.A VT-51 TBM-1C Avenger took off from San Jacinto to attack Guam, 28 Jun 1944A TBF-1C Avenger over Tinian, Mariana Islands, Jul 1944 during an attack on the Japanese Ushi Point Airfield, later to become North Field.
TBF aircraft from USS Coral Sea flying over Aslito Airfield, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 20 Jun 1944USS Ticonderoga off Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States, 26 Jun 1944. Two months later, the flight deck would be extended 11-feet to nearly cover the forward 40mm anti-aircraft mounts.A VT-51 TBM-1C Avenger took off from San Jacinto to attack Guam, 28 Jun 1944A TBF-1C Avenger over Tinian, Mariana Islands, Jul 1944 during an attack on the Japanese Ushi Point Airfield, later to become North Field.
Grumman TBF Avenger firing HVAR air-to-surface rockets at a United States test range, mid-1944.P-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.USS Essex in the Pacific during the Maraina Islands operations, Jul 1944. Note F6F Hellcats, TBF Avengers, and SB2C Helldivers on the flight deck.US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 1 of 5
Grumman TBF Avenger firing HVAR air-to-surface rockets at a United States test range, mid-1944.P-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.USS Essex in the Pacific during the Maraina Islands operations, Jul 1944. Note F6F Hellcats, TBF Avengers, and SB2C Helldivers on the flight deck.US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 1 of 5
US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 1 of 5, reverse sideUS Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 2 of 5US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 3 of 5US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 4 of 5
US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 1 of 5, reverse sideUS Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 2 of 5US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 3 of 5US Navy pilot Lt (jg) C. Clifton Francom unsuccessfully testing TBM Avenger torpedo bomber with experimental wing mounted radome aboard Ticonderoga, 4 Jul 1944, photo 4 of 5

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