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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.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 JohnsonInstrument Panel of a Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat fighter, Nov 15, 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.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 1943Instrument Panel of a Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat fighter, Nov 15, 1943
F6F 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 1943AMM1c 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.
F6F 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 1943AMM1c 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 2F6F Hellcat of VF-16 launches from the carrier Lexington (Essex-class) while two others wait along with an SBD Dauntless, 1943-44.
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 2F6F Hellcat of VF-16 launches from the carrier Lexington (Essex-class) while two others wait along with an SBD Dauntless, 1943-44.

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