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Essex underway at sea during the Okinawa Campaign, 20 May 1945; note the F4U and F6F aircraft on the flight deckA Corsair fighter ripple firing its HVAR rockets at Japanese positions at Okinawa, Japan, Jun 1945
Essex underway at sea during the Okinawa Campaign, 20 May 1945; note the F4U and F6F aircraft on the flight deckA Corsair fighter ripple firing its HVAR rockets at Japanese positions at Okinawa, Japan, Jun 1945
Armorers loading FFAR rockets under the wing of a F4U Corsair fighter, Okinawa, Japan, Jun 1945. Note the sandy mud splatters on the underside of the plane.Corsair fighter taking off from HMS Illustrious, off Japan, 1945
Armorers loading FFAR rockets under the wing of a F4U Corsair fighter, Okinawa, Japan, Jun 1945. Note the sandy mud splatters on the underside of the plane.Corsair fighter taking off from HMS Illustrious, off Japan, 1945
Damaged F4U-1D Corsair fighter of US Marine Corps squadron VMF-314, Ie Shima, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, 1945US Marine Corps pilot First Lieutenant Williams L. Hood on a US Navy F4U Corsair fighter, Okinawa, Japan, 1945
Damaged F4U-1D Corsair fighter of US Marine Corps squadron VMF-314, Ie Shima, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, 1945US Marine Corps pilot First Lieutenant Williams L. Hood on a US Navy F4U Corsair fighter, Okinawa, Japan, 1945
USAAF Photo Reconnaissance F-5E Lightning ā€˜Information Pleaseā€™ accompanying Marine F4U Corsairs on a raid to Kushi-Take, Okinawa, Japan, June 1945. Photo 1 of 2. Note the photo nacelle under the F-5.USAAF Photo Reconnaissance F-5E Lightning ā€˜Information Pleaseā€™ accompanying Marine F4U Corsairs on a raid to Kushi-Take, Okinawa, Japan, June 1945. Photo 2 of 2. Note the photo nacelle under the F-5.
USAAF Photo Reconnaissance F-5E Lightning ā€˜Information Pleaseā€™ accompanying Marine F4U Corsairs on a raid to Kushi-Take, Okinawa, Japan, June 1945. Photo 1 of 2. Note the photo nacelle under the F-5.USAAF Photo Reconnaissance F-5E Lightning ā€˜Information Pleaseā€™ accompanying Marine F4U Corsairs on a raid to Kushi-Take, Okinawa, Japan, June 1945. Photo 2 of 2. Note the photo nacelle under the F-5.
FG-1D Corsair fighters of US Marine Corps squadron VMF-323 in flight over Okinawa, Japan, 10 Jun 1945F4U-1D Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-422 at Ie Shima Airfield, Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan, 1945. Note the nose art on both the plane and the belly tank.
FG-1D Corsair fighters of US Marine Corps squadron VMF-323 in flight over Okinawa, Japan, 10 Jun 1945F4U-1D Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-422 at Ie Shima Airfield, Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan, 1945. Note the nose art on both the plane and the belly tank.
Ground crewmen arming an FG-1D Corsair of Marine Fighting Squadron 312, the ā€œCheckerboarders,ā€ at Kadena airfield, Okinawa, Japan, Apr-Aug 1945F4U Corsairs of Fighting Squadron VBF-86 flying from USS Wasp (Essex-class), Aug 1945
Ground crewmen arming an FG-1D Corsair of Marine Fighting Squadron 312, the ā€œCheckerboarders,ā€ at Kadena airfield, Okinawa, Japan, Apr-Aug 1945F4U Corsairs of Fighting Squadron VBF-86 flying from USS Wasp (Essex-class), Aug 1945
FG-1D Corsair fighter of US Navy squadron VBF-88 in an elevator aboard USS Yorktown, Aug 1945FG-1D Corsairs of Marine Squadron VMF-213 assigned to Escort Carrier USS Saidor flying a training flight in Hawaii, 1945
FG-1D Corsair fighter of US Navy squadron VBF-88 in an elevator aboard USS Yorktown, Aug 1945FG-1D Corsairs of Marine Squadron VMF-213 assigned to Escort Carrier USS Saidor flying a training flight in Hawaii, 1945
USMC LTs Don Wilson & Gene Youngs of VMF-122 run up their F4U-1D Corsairs prior to receiving an arriving dignitary on Peleliu, Western Caroline Islands, Pacific, Aug 1945.From the radio operatorā€™s position in a USMC PBJ Mitchell, Japanese POW 2Lt Minoru Wada looks for landmarks to find the Japanese 100th Infantry Division headquarters complex, Aug 9, 1945, Mindanao, Philippines
USMC LTs Don Wilson & Gene Youngs of VMF-122 run up their F4U-1D Corsairs prior to receiving an arriving dignitary on Peleliu, Western Caroline Islands, Pacific, Aug 1945.From the radio operatorā€™s position in a USMC PBJ Mitchell, Japanese POW 2Lt Minoru Wada looks for landmarks to find the Japanese 100th Infantry Division headquarters complex, Aug 9, 1945, Mindanao, Philippines
Japanese POW 2Lt Minoru Wada using the intercom aboard a USMC PBJ Mitchell bomber to relay instructions to his interpreter about the location of the Japanese 100th Infantry Division headquarters, Aug 9, 1945American aircraft fly over USS Missouri after the surrender, photo 1 of 3
Japanese POW 2Lt Minoru Wada using the intercom aboard a USMC PBJ Mitchell bomber to relay instructions to his interpreter about the location of the Japanese 100th Infantry Division headquarters, Aug 9, 1945American aircraft fly over USS Missouri after the surrender, photo 1 of 3
American aircraft fly over USS Missouri after the surrender, photo 2 of 3Escort Carrier USS Attu and Fleet Carrier USS Shangri-La (left) exchanging personnel and equipment by high wire while at sea, 3 Sep 1945. Note F4U Corsairs and SB2C Helldiver aircraft on Attuā€™s deck.
American aircraft fly over USS Missouri after the surrender, photo 2 of 3Escort Carrier USS Attu and Fleet Carrier USS Shangri-La (left) exchanging personnel and equipment by high wire while at sea, 3 Sep 1945. Note F4U Corsairs and SB2C Helldiver aircraft on Attuā€™s deck.

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