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Wildcat receiving maintenance in the United States, circa 1942-1943Flight deck of the USS Santee filled with SBD-3 Dauntless scout-bombers and F4F-4 Wildcat fighters bound for Operation Torch in North Africa, Nov 1942. Note target and distance information chalked on the flight deck.
Wildcat receiving maintenance in the United States, circa 1942-1943Flight deck of the USS Santee filled with SBD-3 Dauntless scout-bombers and F4F-4 Wildcat fighters bound for Operation Torch in North Africa, Nov 1942. Note target and distance information chalked on the flight deck.
TBF-1 Avengers and SBD Dauntless bombers running up their engines aboard USS Ranger off West Africa during Operation Torch, Nov 1942. Note one F4F Wildcat without its engine running.US Army Air Force B-17s overfly US Marine and US Navy F4F or FM-2 Wildcat aircraft at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942
TBF-1 Avengers and SBD Dauntless bombers running up their engines aboard USS Ranger off West Africa during Operation Torch, Nov 1942. Note one F4F Wildcat without its engine running.US Army Air Force B-17s overfly US Marine and US Navy F4F or FM-2 Wildcat aircraft at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942
US Marine ground crew putting out a fire on a Wildcat fighter, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942Wildcat fighters testing their machine guns aboard Ranger off North Africa, Nov 1942
US Marine ground crew putting out a fire on a Wildcat fighter, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942Wildcat fighters testing their machine guns aboard Ranger off North Africa, Nov 1942
F4F-4 Wildcat taking off from Ranger for strikes against Fedala, French Morocco (now Mohammedia, Morocco), 9 Nov 1942. Note airborne Army O-59A Grasshopper observation planes launched from Ranger minutes before.Martlet fighter aboard HMS Formidable off North Africa, Nov 1942
F4F-4 Wildcat taking off from Ranger for strikes against Fedala, French Morocco (now Mohammedia, Morocco), 9 Nov 1942. Note airborne Army O-59A Grasshopper observation planes launched from Ranger minutes before.Martlet fighter aboard HMS Formidable off North Africa, Nov 1942
Martlet fighter on the flight deck of HMS Formidable, off North Africa, Nov 1942Martlet fighters aboard HMS Formidable off North Africa, Nov 1942
Martlet fighter on the flight deck of HMS Formidable, off North Africa, Nov 1942Martlet fighters aboard HMS Formidable off North Africa, Nov 1942
Wildcat, circa 1942-1943British Martlet II (Wildcat) fighter at La Senia airbase, Oran, Algeria, 14 Dec 1942, photo 1 of 2
Wildcat, circa 1942-1943British Martlet II (Wildcat) fighter at La Senia airbase, Oran, Algeria, 14 Dec 1942, photo 1 of 2
British Martlet II (Wildcat) fighter at La Senia airbase, Oran, Algeria, 14 Dec 1942, photo 2 of 2After an aborted landing, an F4F-4 Wildcat bolters around the island of the training aircraft carrier USS Wolverine on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943.
British Martlet II (Wildcat) fighter at La Senia airbase, Oran, Algeria, 14 Dec 1942, photo 2 of 2After an aborted landing, an F4F-4 Wildcat bolters around the island of the training aircraft carrier USS Wolverine on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943.
Aircraft mechanics strapping in pilots of Martlet fighters aboard HMS Formidable, 1940sAn SNJ Texan, an F4F Wildcat, and a TBF-1 Avenger tied down on the flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS Wolverine on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943.
Aircraft mechanics strapping in pilots of Martlet fighters aboard HMS Formidable, 1940sAn SNJ Texan, an F4F Wildcat, and a TBF-1 Avenger tied down on the flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS Wolverine on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943.
F4F-4 Wildcat fighters of a Marine Fighting Squadron at rest on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1942-43.Martlet fighter of No. 888 Squadron FAA taking off from HMS Formidable, Mediterranean Sea, circa 1942-1943
F4F-4 Wildcat fighters of a Marine Fighting Squadron at rest on Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1942-43.Martlet fighter of No. 888 Squadron FAA taking off from HMS Formidable, Mediterranean Sea, circa 1942-1943
Martlet fighter of No. 888 Squadron FAA taking off from HMS Formidable, Mediterranean Sea, circa 1942-1943One F4F Wildcat flies overhead as another makes a low altitude pass over the flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS Wolverine as she lies at anchor on Lake Michigan, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 1943.
Martlet fighter of No. 888 Squadron FAA taking off from HMS Formidable, Mediterranean Sea, circa 1942-1943One F4F Wildcat flies overhead as another makes a low altitude pass over the flight deck of the training aircraft carrier USS Wolverine as she lies at anchor on Lake Michigan, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 1943.

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