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F-5B-1-LO Lightning aircraft (photo reconnaissance variant of the P-38J) painted PRU blue  in flight, 1943; photo 2 of 2; note accompanying P-38J aircraft in usual olive drabLine of P-38 Lightning escort fighters at Jackson Field, Port Moresby, New Guinea, 1942-1943
F-5B-1-LO Lightning aircraft (photo reconnaissance variant of the P-38J) painted PRU blue in flight, 1943; photo 2 of 2; note accompanying P-38J aircraft in usual olive drabLine of P-38 Lightning escort fighters at Jackson Field, Port Moresby, New Guinea, 1942-1943
P-38 Lightning aircraft in flight, date unknownP-38 Lightning aircraft loaded aboard an escort carrier for ferrying to Europe, New York, United States, date unknown
P-38 Lightning aircraft in flight, date unknownP-38 Lightning aircraft loaded aboard an escort carrier for ferrying to Europe, New York, United States, date unknown
P-38 Lightning fighters escorting US 43rd Bombardment Group aircraft over New Guinea, 1942-1943, photo 1 of 2P-38 Lightning fighters escorting US 43rd Bombardment Group aircraft over New Guinea, 1942-1943, photo 2 of 2
P-38 Lightning fighters escorting US 43rd Bombardment Group aircraft over New Guinea, 1942-1943, photo 1 of 2P-38 Lightning fighters escorting US 43rd Bombardment Group aircraft over New Guinea, 1942-1943, photo 2 of 2
P-38E Lightning aircraft at rest, May 1942-Feb 1943; note Lockheed Electra/Ventura-based aircraft at rightP-38E Lightning aircraft with experimental wings, southern California, United States, 1943
P-38E Lightning aircraft at rest, May 1942-Feb 1943; note Lockheed Electra/Ventura-based aircraft at rightP-38E Lightning aircraft with experimental wings, southern California, United States, 1943
P-38F Lightning aircraft of US 27th Fighter Squadron, North Africa, 1943P-38G Lightning aircraft at rest, 1942-1943
P-38F Lightning aircraft of US 27th Fighter Squadron, North Africa, 1943P-38G Lightning aircraft at rest, 1942-1943
P-38H Lightning aircraft of 55th Fighter Group, US 38th Fighter Squadron over RAF Nuthamstead Airfield, England, United Kingdom, en route to attack Southern France, Feb-Apr 1944P-38H-5 Lightning night fighter with one engine feathered; many said this plane would be un-flyable with one engine lost; 1943
P-38H Lightning aircraft of 55th Fighter Group, US 38th Fighter Squadron over RAF Nuthamstead Airfield, England, United Kingdom, en route to attack Southern France, Feb-Apr 1944P-38H-5 Lightning night fighter with one engine feathered; many said this plane would be un-flyable with one engine lost; 1943
P-38H-5-LO Lightning aircraft in flight, Jul 1943WASP pilot Catherine Vail Bridge standing in front of a P-38 Lightning, date and location unknown.
P-38H-5-LO Lightning aircraft in flight, Jul 1943WASP pilot Catherine Vail Bridge standing in front of a P-38 Lightning, date and location unknown.
Lt Herb Hasenfus of the 54th Fighter Squadron standing in the cockpit of his P-38 Lightning during engine run-up at Adak, Alaska, Mar 1943. Note the artwork on the engine cowls.P-38G Lightning “Miss Virginia” after a belly landing at Fighter Strip #2, Kukum, Guadalcanal, Apr 1943. Days earlier, this plane, flown by Rex Barber, shot down the G4M bomber carrying Isoroku Yamamoto over Bougainville
Lt Herb Hasenfus of the 54th Fighter Squadron standing in the cockpit of his P-38 Lightning during engine run-up at Adak, Alaska, Mar 1943. Note the artwork on the engine cowls.P-38G Lightning “Miss Virginia” after a belly landing at Fighter Strip #2, Kukum, Guadalcanal, Apr 1943. Days earlier, this plane, flown by Rex Barber, shot down the G4M bomber carrying Isoroku Yamamoto over Bougainville
Three P-38 Lightnings overfly the crew of a PBY-5A Catalina practicing the recovery of downed airmen, Solomons, 1942-43P-38H Lightning aircraft at rest, Jul 1943
Three P-38 Lightnings overfly the crew of a PBY-5A Catalina practicing the recovery of downed airmen, Solomons, 1942-43P-38H Lightning aircraft at rest, Jul 1943
Escort Carrier USS Barnes transporting P-38 Lightning and P-47 Thunderbolt fighter planes across the Pacific, July 1 1943USAAF P-38J Lightning aircraft in flight, late 1943
Escort Carrier USS Barnes transporting P-38 Lightning and P-47 Thunderbolt fighter planes across the Pacific, July 1 1943USAAF P-38J Lightning aircraft in flight, late 1943

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