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Rear Admiral Calvin T. Durgin on the bridge of his flagship, USS Makin Island, late-1944 to mid-1945; note FM-2 Wildcat and TBM Avenger aircraft on the flight deckShipboard aircraft tugs moving a TBM-1C Avenger torpedo bomber and F6F Hellcat fighters aboard the Fleet Carrier USS Lexington (Essex-class), 1945.TBM Avenger of Composite Squadron VC-76 after a crash landing aboard the Escort Carrier USS Petrof Bay, 1945TBM-1C Avengers and an F4F Wildcat, probably with Marine squadrons, lined up at Dulag airstrip, Leyte, Philippines in late 1944 or early 1945.
Rear Admiral Calvin T. Durgin on the bridge of his flagship, USS Makin Island, late-1944 to mid-1945; note FM-2 Wildcat and TBM Avenger aircraft on the flight deckShipboard aircraft tugs moving a TBM-1C Avenger torpedo bomber and F6F Hellcat fighters aboard the Fleet Carrier USS Lexington (Essex-class), 1945.TBM Avenger of Composite Squadron VC-76 after a crash landing aboard the Escort Carrier USS Petrof Bay, 1945TBM-1C Avengers and an F4F Wildcat, probably with Marine squadrons, lined up at Dulag airstrip, Leyte, Philippines in late 1944 or early 1945.
TBM-3 Avenger folding its wings after landing on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific, 1944-45. Poor quality photo but shows well the three-color paint scheme used on United States Navy aircraft in the Pacific.TBM-3 Avenger making low and slow pass over other Avenger aircraft on the flight deck of USS Makin Island, 1945TBM-3E Avenger circles over the flight deck of USS Antietam off Hawaii, 1945. Note F4U Corsairs, SB2C Helldivers, and F6F Hellcat on the flight deck.USS Makin Island
TBM-3 Avenger folding its wings after landing on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific, 1944-45. Poor quality photo but shows well the three-color paint scheme used on United States Navy aircraft in the Pacific.TBM-3 Avenger making low and slow pass over other Avenger aircraft on the flight deck of USS Makin Island, 1945TBM-3E Avenger circles over the flight deck of USS Antietam off Hawaii, 1945. Note F4U Corsairs, SB2C Helldivers, and F6F Hellcat on the flight deck.USS Makin Island's flight deck and island, late 1944-mid 1945; note arresting wires, barrier wires, 4 FM-2 Wildcat aircraft, and 1 TBM Avenger aircraft
Wing-mounted HVAR air-to-surface rockets on a TBM-3 Avenger, 1945 or later, location unknown. Note the YAGI radar antenna.Corsair fighters taxi down the runway at Orote Field, Guam, Marianas, 1944-45. Note F6F Hellcats lining the runway in the foreground and TBM Avengers on the far side.Seven TBM-3D Avengers modified for night action of VT(N)-90 flying from the carrier Enterprise, Jan 1945 Western Pacific. Photo 1 of 2Seven TBM-3D Avengers modified for night action of VT(N)-90 flying from the carrier Enterprise, Jan 1945 Western Pacific. Photo 2 of 2
Wing-mounted HVAR air-to-surface rockets on a TBM-3 Avenger, 1945 or later, location unknown. Note the YAGI radar antenna.Corsair fighters taxi down the runway at Orote Field, Guam, Marianas, 1944-45. Note F6F Hellcats lining the runway in the foreground and TBM Avengers on the far side.Seven TBM-3D Avengers modified for night action of VT(N)-90 flying from the carrier Enterprise, Jan 1945 Western Pacific. Photo 1 of 2Seven TBM-3D Avengers modified for night action of VT(N)-90 flying from the carrier Enterprise, Jan 1945 Western Pacific. Photo 2 of 2
USS Hancock recovering aircraft in the South China Sea, Jan 1945; note three F6F Hellcat and one TBM Avenger aircraft in flight; seen from USS New JerseyFour TBM Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 4 flying from the USS Essex on their way to strike targets along the coast of French Indochina (now Vietnam), 12 Jan 1945.TBM-1C Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 4 from USS Essex crossing the Indochinese coast (Vietnam) on their wat to bomb shipping in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), 12 Jan 1945.USS Hornet (Essex-class), distance, steaming with USS Langley (Independence-class) and USS Enterprise on their way back to Ulithi Atoll in the Caroline Islands, 25 Jan 1945.
USS Hancock recovering aircraft in the South China Sea, Jan 1945; note three F6F Hellcat and one TBM Avenger aircraft in flight; seen from USS New JerseyFour TBM Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 4 flying from the USS Essex on their way to strike targets along the coast of French Indochina (now Vietnam), 12 Jan 1945.TBM-1C Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 4 from USS Essex crossing the Indochinese coast (Vietnam) on their wat to bomb shipping in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), 12 Jan 1945.USS Hornet (Essex-class), distance, steaming with USS Langley (Independence-class) and USS Enterprise on their way back to Ulithi Atoll in the Caroline Islands, 25 Jan 1945.
Escort carrier USS Bogue at anchor off Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, Feb 1945. Note the 1943 addition of a HF/DF antenna mast forward of the island, essential for Bogue’s mission as a Hunter-Killer ship.Escort carrier USS Bogue in Measure 32/Design 4A paint steaming off Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, Feb 1945. Note TBM Avengers on deck.TBM Avengers and SB2C Helldivers flying from the carrier Bunker Hill, western Pacific, Feb 1945Essex-class carrier USS Bon Homme Richard cruising in the Gulf of Paria between Trinidad and Venezuela on her shakedown cruise, 7 Feb 1945. Note TBM Avenger on her deck and Coast Guard guard boat alongside
Escort carrier USS Bogue at anchor off Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, Feb 1945. Note the 1943 addition of a HF/DF antenna mast forward of the island, essential for Bogue’s mission as a Hunter-Killer ship.Escort carrier USS Bogue in Measure 32/Design 4A paint steaming off Quonset Point, Rhode Island, United States, Feb 1945. Note TBM Avengers on deck.TBM Avengers and SB2C Helldivers flying from the carrier Bunker Hill, western Pacific, Feb 1945Essex-class carrier USS Bon Homme Richard cruising in the Gulf of Paria between Trinidad and Venezuela on her shakedown cruise, 7 Feb 1945. Note TBM Avenger on her deck and Coast Guard guard boat alongside

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