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A "patient" being prepared for transport during a drill, 1944. The aircraft is an F-5B Lightning "Lucky!" likely with the 28th Photo Recon Sq fitted with two drop tanks modified for use in high speed medevac operationsA "patient" being prepared for transport during a drill, 1944. The aircraft is an F-5B Lightning fitted with two drop tanks modified for use in high speed medevac operations
A "patient" being prepared for transport during a drill, 1944. The aircraft is an F-5B Lightning "Lucky!" likely with the 28th Photo Recon Sq fitted with two drop tanks modified for use in high speed medevac operationsA "patient" being prepared for transport during a drill, 1944. The aircraft is an F-5B Lightning fitted with two drop tanks modified for use in high speed medevac operations
A "patient" being prepared for transport during a drill, 1944. The aircraft is an F-5B Lightning fitted with two drop tanks modified for use in high speed medevac operationsA P-38 Lightning with the 80th Fighter Squadron, the “Headhunters,” at rest at Dobodura, New Guinea, Dec 1943 – Feb 1944. Note the improvised wheel chocks.
A "patient" being prepared for transport during a drill, 1944. The aircraft is an F-5B Lightning fitted with two drop tanks modified for use in high speed medevac operationsA P-38 Lightning with the 80th Fighter Squadron, the “Headhunters,” at rest at Dobodura, New Guinea, Dec 1943 – Feb 1944. Note the improvised wheel chocks.
Armorers and mechanics of US 9th Air Force servicing a P-38 Lightning aircraft in the field, 1944; note external engine warmerF-5A Lightning photo-reconnaisance aircraft converted into an aerial ambulance, date unknown; note wing tanks converted with window and capable to carry one stretcher each
Armorers and mechanics of US 9th Air Force servicing a P-38 Lightning aircraft in the field, 1944; note external engine warmerF-5A Lightning photo-reconnaisance aircraft converted into an aerial ambulance, date unknown; note wing tanks converted with window and capable to carry one stretcher each
F-5C “All On View” of the 22nd Photographic Recon Squadron makes a low level pass over RAF Mount Farm, Dorchester, England, UK, 1943-45Four P-38 Lightning aircraft flying in formation, Aug 1943-Jan 1947
F-5C “All On View” of the 22nd Photographic Recon Squadron makes a low level pass over RAF Mount Farm, Dorchester, England, UK, 1943-45Four P-38 Lightning aircraft flying in formation, Aug 1943-Jan 1947
Good view of the camera compartment and the reconnaissance camera in an F-5 Lightning. Date and location unknown.Interesting collection of fighter types and fighter groups in one place. This is due to a meeting of the commanding officers from each of the fighter groups in the 8th Air Force at Bottisham, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, late 1944.
Good view of the camera compartment and the reconnaissance camera in an F-5 Lightning. Date and location unknown.Interesting collection of fighter types and fighter groups in one place. This is due to a meeting of the commanding officers from each of the fighter groups in the 8th Air Force at Bottisham, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, late 1944.
Lieutenant Loren R. WilsonNose guns of a P-38 Lightning aircraft lighting up the night sky as an armorer test-fired weapons after routine maintenance, date unknown
Lieutenant Loren R. Wilson's P-38J Lightning aircraft 'Betty A III' of 364th Fighter Group, US 383rd Fighter Squadron based at RAF Honington, Suffolk, England, UK, 1944Nose guns of a P-38 Lightning aircraft lighting up the night sky as an armorer test-fired weapons after routine maintenance, date unknown
P-38 Lightning aircraft being fueled date unknownP-38 Lightning aircraft in flight during a demonstration, AAF Tactical Center, Orlando, Florida, United States, 1944-1945, photo 1 of 3; many said this plane would be un-flyable with one engine lost
P-38 Lightning aircraft being fueled date unknownP-38 Lightning aircraft in flight during a demonstration, AAF Tactical Center, Orlando, Florida, United States, 1944-1945, photo 1 of 3; many said this plane would be un-flyable with one engine lost
P-38 Lightning aircraft in flight during a demonstration, AAF Tactical Center, Orlando, Florida, United States, 1944-1945, photo 2 of 3; many said this plane would be un-flyable with one engine lostP-38 Lightning aircraft in flight during a demonstration, AAF Tactical Center, Orlando, Florida, United States, 1944-1945, photo 3 of 3; many said this plane would be un-flyable with one engine lost
P-38 Lightning aircraft in flight during a demonstration, AAF Tactical Center, Orlando, Florida, United States, 1944-1945, photo 2 of 3; many said this plane would be un-flyable with one engine lostP-38 Lightning aircraft in flight during a demonstration, AAF Tactical Center, Orlando, Florida, United States, 1944-1945, photo 3 of 3; many said this plane would be un-flyable with one engine lost
P-38 Lightning aircraft in flight, Aug 1943-Jan 1947P-38 Lightning aircraft of 36th Fighter Squadron of US 8th Fighter Group, Mindoro, Philippine Islands, 1944
P-38 Lightning aircraft in flight, Aug 1943-Jan 1947P-38 Lightning aircraft of 36th Fighter Squadron of US 8th Fighter Group, Mindoro, Philippine Islands, 1944
P-38 Lightning aircraft of the US 475th Fighter Group, South Pacific, 1944; note name P-38 Lightning aircraft of US 10th Tactical Recon Group flying over France, 1944
P-38 Lightning aircraft of the US 475th Fighter Group, South Pacific, 1944; note name 'Putt Putt Maru' on foreground fighterP-38 Lightning aircraft of US 10th Tactical Recon Group flying over France, 1944

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