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A TBF-1 Avenger with its gear, flaps, and hook down trying to catch the fourth (and last) arresting wire aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Wolverine on Lake Michigan, United States, 17 Aug 1943. Next stop, the barrier.Marine TBM-1C Avengers lined up along the airstrip at Munda, New Georgia, Solomon Islands in late 1943. Note open bomb bays, improvised wheel chocks, flame dampener on the exhaust port of the nearest plane, and different versions of the National InsigniaNavy TBF-1 Avengers at the Munda Airstrip, New Georgia, Solomons, Sep 1943. Note the crews are in the process of applying the newly updated National Insignia with white bars and a blue border.Navy TBF-1 Avengers at the Munda Airstrip, New Georgia, Solomons, Sept 1943.
A TBF-1 Avenger with its gear, flaps, and hook down trying to catch the fourth (and last) arresting wire aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Wolverine on Lake Michigan, United States, 17 Aug 1943. Next stop, the barrier.Marine TBM-1C Avengers lined up along the airstrip at Munda, New Georgia, Solomon Islands in late 1943. Note open bomb bays, improvised wheel chocks, flame dampener on the exhaust port of the nearest plane, and different versions of the National InsigniaNavy TBF-1 Avengers at the Munda Airstrip, New Georgia, Solomons, Sep 1943. Note the crews are in the process of applying the newly updated National Insignia with white bars and a blue border.Navy TBF-1 Avengers at the Munda Airstrip, New Georgia, Solomons, Sept 1943.
Navy TBF-1 Avengers at the Munda Airstrip, New Georgia, Solomons, Sept 1943. Note the crews are in the process of applying the newly updated National Insignia with white bars and a blue border.TBF-1 Avengers on the coral ramp at Munda airfield, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, late 1943.TBF-1 Avengers on the coral ramp at Munda airfield, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, late 1943.TBF-1 Avengers on the coral ramp at Munda airfield, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, late 1943.
Navy TBF-1 Avengers at the Munda Airstrip, New Georgia, Solomons, Sept 1943. Note the crews are in the process of applying the newly updated National Insignia with white bars and a blue border.TBF-1 Avengers on the coral ramp at Munda airfield, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, late 1943.TBF-1 Avengers on the coral ramp at Munda airfield, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, late 1943.TBF-1 Avengers on the coral ramp at Munda airfield, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, late 1943.
TBF Avengers in formation over the carrier USS Ranger with destroyer USS Forrest trailing while training in the Atlantic off Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 4 Sep 1943.US Navy ordinancemen loading a Mark XIII torpedo into the bomb bay of a TBM Avenger aboard USS Lexington (Essex-class) while steaming south of Hawaii, 12 Sep 1943. Note the hand operated winches lifting the torpedo.TBF Avenger torpedo bomber prepared to take off of USS Yorktown, late 1943TBF-1 Avenger at Munda airfield, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, showing a damaged wing from Japanese anti-aircraft fire, Oct 1943.
TBF Avengers in formation over the carrier USS Ranger with destroyer USS Forrest trailing while training in the Atlantic off Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 4 Sep 1943.US Navy ordinancemen loading a Mark XIII torpedo into the bomb bay of a TBM Avenger aboard USS Lexington (Essex-class) while steaming south of Hawaii, 12 Sep 1943. Note the hand operated winches lifting the torpedo.TBF Avenger torpedo bomber prepared to take off of USS Yorktown, late 1943TBF-1 Avenger at Munda airfield, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, showing a damaged wing from Japanese anti-aircraft fire, Oct 1943.
Navy photographer Lt. Charles Kerlee dismounting a TBF Avenger aboard USS Yorktown (Essex-class) after photographing a raid on Wake Island, 6 Oct 1943. Note his two K-20 cameras.FM-1 aircraft having crashed into several TBF aircraft while landing on the flight deck of USS Coral Sea, 11 Oct 1943, photo 1 of 3FM-1 aircraft having crashed into several TBF aircraft while landing on the flight deck of USS Coral Sea, 11 Oct 1943, photo 2 of 3FM-1 aircraft having crashed into several TBF aircraft while landing on the flight deck of USS Coral Sea, 11 Oct 1943, photo 3 of 3
Navy photographer Lt. Charles Kerlee dismounting a TBF Avenger aboard USS Yorktown (Essex-class) after photographing a raid on Wake Island, 6 Oct 1943. Note his two K-20 cameras.FM-1 aircraft having crashed into several TBF aircraft while landing on the flight deck of USS Coral Sea, 11 Oct 1943, photo 1 of 3FM-1 aircraft having crashed into several TBF aircraft while landing on the flight deck of USS Coral Sea, 11 Oct 1943, photo 2 of 3FM-1 aircraft having crashed into several TBF aircraft while landing on the flight deck of USS Coral Sea, 11 Oct 1943, photo 3 of 3
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, 12 Oct 1943.Action Report filed by TBF Avenger pilots LtCdr Howard Avery and Ens Barton Sheela flying from USS Card documenting their attack on German U-402 in the mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943. Page 1 of 3.Action Report filed by TBF Avenger pilots LtCdr Howard Avery and Ens Barton Sheela flying from USS Card documenting their attack on German U-402 in the mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943. Page 2 of 3.Action Report filed by TBF Avenger pilots LtCdr Howard Avery and Ens Barton Sheela flying from USS Card documenting their attack on German U-402 in the mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943. Page 3 of 3.
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, 12 Oct 1943.Action Report filed by TBF Avenger pilots LtCdr Howard Avery and Ens Barton Sheela flying from USS Card documenting their attack on German U-402 in the mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943. Page 1 of 3.Action Report filed by TBF Avenger pilots LtCdr Howard Avery and Ens Barton Sheela flying from USS Card documenting their attack on German U-402 in the mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943. Page 2 of 3.Action Report filed by TBF Avenger pilots LtCdr Howard Avery and Ens Barton Sheela flying from USS Card documenting their attack on German U-402 in the mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943. Page 3 of 3.

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