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F6F Hellcat aircraft of Fighting Squadron 8 warm up on USS IntrepidOrdnancemen working in USS YorktownA F6F-3 Hellcat fighter landing on  USS Saratoga, Nov 1943; note SBD-5 Dauntless aircraft in foregroundF6F-3 Hellcat aircraft on the flight deck of USS Saratoga, Nov 1943
F6F Hellcat aircraft of Fighting Squadron 8 warm up on USS Intrepid's flight deck, 1943, photo 2 of 2; probably during stateside shakedown trainingOrdnancemen working in USS Yorktown's hangar deck amidst F6F-3 Hellcat fighters, circa Oct-Dec 1943A F6F-3 Hellcat fighter landing on USS Saratoga, Nov 1943; note SBD-5 Dauntless aircraft in foregroundF6F-3 Hellcat aircraft on the flight deck of USS Saratoga, Nov 1943
F6F-3 Hellcat of VF-1 hangs by the barrier cables in the elevator well of Escort Carrier USS Barnes, Nov 1943F6F-3 Hellcat, TBF-1 Avenger, and SBD-5 Dauntless aircraft aboard USS Saratoga in the Gilbert Islands, Nov 1943F6F-3 Hellcats preparing for launch from USS Saratoga for strikes against Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, mid Nov 1943.Lexington pilots celebrated a successful attack on the Marshall Islands, Nov 1943
F6F-3 Hellcat of VF-1 hangs by the barrier cables in the elevator well of Escort Carrier USS Barnes, Nov 1943F6F-3 Hellcat, TBF-1 Avenger, and SBD-5 Dauntless aircraft aboard USS Saratoga in the Gilbert Islands, Nov 1943F6F-3 Hellcats preparing for launch from USS Saratoga for strikes against Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, mid Nov 1943.Lexington pilots celebrated a successful attack on the Marshall Islands, Nov 1943
LtCdr Edward Steichen with his camera on an island catwalk above the flight deck of the USS Lexington (Essex-class), Nov 1943, probably off Hawaii. Note F6F Hellcats on the flight deck.Busy flight deck of the USS Saratoga, 5 Nov 1943. In the foreground is an SBD Dauntless while F6F-3 Hellcats land astern after a strike against Rabaul in support of Bougainville operations.US Navy pilots Ensign Charles Miller, Lieutenant (jg) Henry Dearing, and Lieutenant (jg) Bus Alber walking toward their aircraft aboard USS Saratoga, 5 Nov 1943; note F6F fighterEnsign Byron Johnson
LtCdr Edward Steichen with his camera on an island catwalk above the flight deck of the USS Lexington (Essex-class), Nov 1943, probably off Hawaii. Note F6F Hellcats on the flight deck.Busy flight deck of the USS Saratoga, 5 Nov 1943. In the foreground is an SBD Dauntless while F6F-3 Hellcats land astern after a strike against Rabaul in support of Bougainville operations.US Navy pilots Ensign Charles Miller, Lieutenant (jg) Henry Dearing, and Lieutenant (jg) Bus Alber walking toward their aircraft aboard USS Saratoga, 5 Nov 1943; note F6F fighterEnsign Byron Johnson's F6F-3 Hellcat crash landed on Enterprise, 10 Nov 1943
Instrument Panel of a Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat fighter, Nov 15, 1943F6F Hellcat fighter of US Navy VF-5 preparing to launch off Yorktown (Essex-class) to attack a target in the Marshall Islands, 20 Nov 1943The tail of an F6F Hellcat of Fighting Squadron VF-25 being yanked to the deck as the tailhook catches a wire aboard the USS Cowpens off Makin Atoll (now Butaritari), 20 Nov 1943Firefighters extinguishing a burning Hellcat fighter on Cowpens, 24 Nov 1943
Instrument Panel of a Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat fighter, Nov 15, 1943F6F Hellcat fighter of US Navy VF-5 preparing to launch off Yorktown (Essex-class) to attack a target in the Marshall Islands, 20 Nov 1943The tail of an F6F Hellcat of Fighting Squadron VF-25 being yanked to the deck as the tailhook catches a wire aboard the USS Cowpens off Makin Atoll (now Butaritari), 20 Nov 1943Firefighters extinguishing a burning Hellcat fighter on Cowpens, 24 Nov 1943
AMM1c Brannam of VF-16 working on the Pratt and Whitney R-2800 engine of a Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat fighter aboard USS Lexington (Essex-class) during a lull between strikes on Milli and Kwajalein, early Dec 1943.US F4U-1 Corsair, US F6F-3 Hellcat, US SBD Dauntless, and New Zealand Kittyhawk Mk. IV aircraft at the Barakoma airfield at Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands, 10 Dec 1943F6F Hellcat fighters of Fighting Squadron 6 warming up aboard USS Intrepid, 1944, photo 1 of 2F6F Hellcat fighters of Fighting Squadron 6 warming up aboard USS Intrepid, 1944, photo 2 of 2
AMM1c Brannam of VF-16 working on the Pratt and Whitney R-2800 engine of a Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat fighter aboard USS Lexington (Essex-class) during a lull between strikes on Milli and Kwajalein, early Dec 1943.US F4U-1 Corsair, US F6F-3 Hellcat, US SBD Dauntless, and New Zealand Kittyhawk Mk. IV aircraft at the Barakoma airfield at Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands, 10 Dec 1943F6F Hellcat fighters of Fighting Squadron 6 warming up aboard USS Intrepid, 1944, photo 1 of 2F6F Hellcat fighters of Fighting Squadron 6 warming up aboard USS Intrepid, 1944, photo 2 of 2

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