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Following a nose over upon landing, the propeller and cowling of an FM-2 Wildcat shows the damage aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.Martlet fighter warming up on the flight deck of HMS Formidable in the North Atlantic, 1944
Following a nose over upon landing, the propeller and cowling of an FM-2 Wildcat shows the damage aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.Martlet fighter warming up on the flight deck of HMS Formidable in the North Atlantic, 1944
One SNJ Texan and 13 FM-2 Wildcats tied down on the flight deck of training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.The damaged landing gear of an FM-2 Wildcat after a hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.
One SNJ Texan and 13 FM-2 Wildcats tied down on the flight deck of training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.The damaged landing gear of an FM-2 Wildcat after a hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.
Three FM-2 Wildcats flying over Lake Michigan, United States during carrier qualifications aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable, 1943-44.USS Coral Sea underway with F4F and TBF aircraft on board, 1943-1944
Three FM-2 Wildcats flying over Lake Michigan, United States during carrier qualifications aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable, 1943-44.USS Coral Sea underway with F4F and TBF aircraft on board, 1943-1944
USS Wake Island, 1940s; note Camouflage Measure 33, Design 10A and TBM Avenger and FM-2 Wildcat aircraft probably of VC-58FM-2 Wildcat of USS Card in flight, 10 Feb 1944
USS Wake Island, 1940s; note Camouflage Measure 33, Design 10A and TBM Avenger and FM-2 Wildcat aircraft probably of VC-58FM-2 Wildcat of USS Card in flight, 10 Feb 1944
FM-2 Wildcat catapulted off of USS Core, North Atlantic, 12 Apr 1944FM-2 Wildcat prepared to land on USS Core in the North Atlantic, 12 Apr 1944
FM-2 Wildcat catapulted off of USS Core, North Atlantic, 12 Apr 1944FM-2 Wildcat prepared to land on USS Core in the North Atlantic, 12 Apr 1944
A FM-2 Wildcat fighter prepared to launch from USS Charger while another flew overhead, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, United States, 8 May 1944Crew and aviators of USS Bogue looking at bales of raw rubber recovered from the debris field after sinking Japanese submarine I-52 in the mid-Atlantic, 24 Jun 1944. Note the FM-2 Wildcat.
A FM-2 Wildcat fighter prepared to launch from USS Charger while another flew overhead, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, United States, 8 May 1944Crew and aviators of USS Bogue looking at bales of raw rubber recovered from the debris field after sinking Japanese submarine I-52 in the mid-Atlantic, 24 Jun 1944. Note the FM-2 Wildcat.
FM-2 Wildcat of USS White Plains, fly an escort mission, probably during air strikes on Japanese facilities on Rota Island, Marianas, 24 Jun 1944British Wildcat fighter of the No 846 Squadron Fleet Air Arm in flight over the coast of Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, 26 Jun 1944
FM-2 Wildcat of USS White Plains, fly an escort mission, probably during air strikes on Japanese facilities on Rota Island, Marianas, 24 Jun 1944British Wildcat fighter of the No 846 Squadron Fleet Air Arm in flight over the coast of Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, 26 Jun 1944
Ensign Darrell Bennett stood beside his FM-2 Wildcat F4U-1 Corsair, FM-2 Wildcat, SNC-1 Falcon, and Culver TD2C aircraft at Naval Air Station Long Beach, California, United States, 10 Aug 1944; note SB2C Helldiver aircraft in background behind pile
Ensign Darrell Bennett stood beside his FM-2 Wildcat 'Smokey's Lucky Witch', USS Gambier Bay, 1 Aug 1944F4U-1 Corsair, FM-2 Wildcat, SNC-1 Falcon, and Culver TD2C aircraft at Naval Air Station Long Beach, California, United States, 10 Aug 1944; note SB2C Helldiver aircraft in background behind pile
FM-2 Wildcat flying combat air patrol over USS Santee, during the Leyte Invasion, 20 Oct 1944USS Kitkun Bay prepared to launch FM-2 Wildcat fighters during Battle off Samar, 25 Oct 1944; note shell splashes in background
FM-2 Wildcat flying combat air patrol over USS Santee, during the Leyte Invasion, 20 Oct 1944USS Kitkun Bay prepared to launch FM-2 Wildcat fighters during Battle off Samar, 25 Oct 1944; note shell splashes in background
Airplanes on the ramp at Naval Air Station Livermore, California, United States, 1944-45. Note F4F (or FM2) Wildcats, SB2C Helldivers, and TBM Avengers.FM-2 Wildcat in flight, 1943-45. The FM-2 variant is easily recognizable by the slightly taller tail.
Airplanes on the ramp at Naval Air Station Livermore, California, United States, 1944-45. Note F4F (or FM2) Wildcats, SB2C Helldivers, and TBM Avengers.FM-2 Wildcat in flight, 1943-45. The FM-2 variant is easily recognizable by the slightly taller tail.

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