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Interior view of the ventral gun position of a TBM Avenger, 1942Saratoga underway at sea, circa 1942, with 5 Grumman F4F fighters, 6 Douglas SBD scout bombers, and 1 Grumman TBF torpedo bomber on the flight deckTBF Avenger aircraft at rest, circa early 1942TBM-1C Avenger aircraft lined up at Naval Air Station Kahului on Maui, US Territory of Hawaii, 1942
Interior view of the ventral gun position of a TBM Avenger, 1942Saratoga underway at sea, circa 1942, with 5 Grumman F4F fighters, 6 Douglas SBD scout bombers, and 1 Grumman TBF torpedo bomber on the flight deckTBF Avenger aircraft at rest, circa early 1942TBM-1C Avenger aircraft lined up at Naval Air Station Kahului on Maui, US Territory of Hawaii, 1942
A TBF Avenger of Torpedo Squadron VT-8 at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, Mar 1942. Note the red and white rudder stripes that were authorized for only four months.Grumman TBF-1C Avenger in flight, Jan-May 1942, location unknown. Photo 1 of 2.Grumman TBF-1C Avenger in flight, Jan-May 1942, location unknown. Photo 2 of 2.TBF Avenger torpedo bomber in flight, mid-1942
A TBF Avenger of Torpedo Squadron VT-8 at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, Mar 1942. Note the red and white rudder stripes that were authorized for only four months.Grumman TBF-1C Avenger in flight, Jan-May 1942, location unknown. Photo 1 of 2.Grumman TBF-1C Avenger in flight, Jan-May 1942, location unknown. Photo 2 of 2.TBF Avenger torpedo bomber in flight, mid-1942
Pensacola at Sand Island, Midway Atoll, disembarking Marine reinforcements, 25 Jun 1942; at the foreground was the lone surviving land-based Avenger of Midway battleThe only survivor out of the six land-based Avenger torpedo bombers at the Battle of Midway, 25 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 3The only survivor out of the six land-based Avenger torpedo bombers at the Battle of Midway, 25 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 3The only survivor out of the six land-based Avenger torpedo bombers at the Battle of Midway, 25 Jun 1942, photo 3 of 3
Pensacola at Sand Island, Midway Atoll, disembarking Marine reinforcements, 25 Jun 1942; at the foreground was the lone surviving land-based Avenger of Midway battleThe only survivor out of the six land-based Avenger torpedo bombers at the Battle of Midway, 25 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 3The only survivor out of the six land-based Avenger torpedo bombers at the Battle of Midway, 25 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 3The only survivor out of the six land-based Avenger torpedo bombers at the Battle of Midway, 25 Jun 1942, photo 3 of 3
TBF-1 Avenger making a practice drop of a Mark XIII torpedo off Virginia, United States, 3 Jul 1942. This drop was made from 125 feet at 125 knots.The USS Enterprise conducted flight training when steaming from Hawaii to Tonga on 23 Jul 1942. Here, upon landing, a TBF Avenger slid off the flight deck into the catwalks; no injuries.A damaged TBF-1 Avenger aircraft of US Navy squadron VT-8 having just landed on USS Saratoga, Aug 1942A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 1 of 4.
TBF-1 Avenger making a practice drop of a Mark XIII torpedo off Virginia, United States, 3 Jul 1942. This drop was made from 125 feet at 125 knots.The USS Enterprise conducted flight training when steaming from Hawaii to Tonga on 23 Jul 1942. Here, upon landing, a TBF Avenger slid off the flight deck into the catwalks; no injuries.A damaged TBF-1 Avenger aircraft of US Navy squadron VT-8 having just landed on USS Saratoga, Aug 1942A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 1 of 4.
A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 2 of 4.A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 3 of 4.A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 4 of 4.Bombs being brought to a TBF Avenger of United States Navy Torpedo Squadron VT-11 flying from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 1942. Note the pierced steel Marsden matting.
A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 2 of 4.A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 3 of 4.A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 4 of 4.Bombs being brought to a TBF Avenger of United States Navy Torpedo Squadron VT-11 flying from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 1942. Note the pierced steel Marsden matting.

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