|Caption||F4U-1D Corsair fighter with HVAR rockets being tested by Naval Ordnance Test Station at China Lake, California, United States, 1945; seen in 15 Apr 1945 issue of US Navy publication Naval Aviation News ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Navy|
|Added By||C. Peter Chen|
|Added Date||27 Jan 2013|
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Famous WW2 Quote"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!"
George Patton, 31 May 1944
25 Dec 2015 07:41:15 AM
Naval Ordnance F4U-1D testing HVAR rockets looks like a low pass for the camera. During WWII
both aircraft manufacture's and the armed forces tested various weapons and modified aircraft on the production-line.