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F-5B Lightning reconnaissance aircraft USAAF Maj Thomas McGuire and Aviator Charles Lindbergh after returning from a combat mission, at Biak Island off New Guinea, Jul 1944. Note P-38 Lightning. Lindbergh helped with economical flight techniques to extend the range of P-38s.
F-5B Lightning reconnaissance aircraft 'Stinky' at Isley Field, Saipan, Mariana Islands, Jul 1944USAAF Maj Thomas McGuire and Aviator Charles Lindbergh after returning from a combat mission, at Biak Island off New Guinea, Jul 1944. Note P-38 Lightning. Lindbergh helped with economical flight techniques to extend the range of P-38s.
USAAF pilots Thomas McGuire and Charles Lindbergh after returning from a combat mission, at Biak Island off New Guinea, circa Jul 1944; note P-38 Lightning aircraft, possibly McGuireF-5C Lightning reconnaissance aircraft
USAAF pilots Thomas McGuire and Charles Lindbergh after returning from a combat mission, at Biak Island off New Guinea, circa Jul 1944; note P-38 Lightning aircraft, possibly McGuire's, in backgroundF-5C Lightning reconnaissance aircraft 'Dot Dash' at Eurk, Russia, Jul 1944
USAAF Lieutenant Everett A. Thies and his crew chief Technical Sergeant Daniel Nobel posing by their F-5C Lightning reconnaissance aircraft Armorers load .50 caliber ammunition into the four Browning M2 machine guns of a P-38 Lightning fighter with the USAAF 1st Fighter Group. 1944 photo probably taken at Salsola Airfield, part of the Foggia group, Italy.
USAAF Lieutenant Everett A. Thies and his crew chief Technical Sergeant Daniel Nobel posing by their F-5C Lightning reconnaissance aircraft 'Dot Dash', Eurk, Russia, 6 Jul 1944Armorers load .50 caliber ammunition into the four Browning M2 machine guns of a P-38 Lightning fighter with the USAAF 1st Fighter Group. 1944 photo probably taken at Salsola Airfield, part of the Foggia group, Italy.
P-38 Lightning aircraft of the USAAF 370th Fighter Group, Jul-Dec 1944F-5E-2-LO Lightning reconnaissance aircraft of the 31st Photo Reconnaisance Squadron in flight over France, Jul-Dec 1944
P-38 Lightning aircraft of the USAAF 370th Fighter Group, Jul-Dec 1944F-5E-2-LO Lightning reconnaissance aircraft of the 31st Photo Reconnaisance Squadron in flight over France, Jul-Dec 1944
Spare and surplus USAAF aircraft at Bari Airfield, Italy, Oct 1944.A crew chief with the 51st Fighter Squadron in front of the P-38J Lightning “Rebel” at Howard Field, Panama Canal Zone, 1944-45.
Spare and surplus USAAF aircraft at Bari Airfield, Italy, Oct 1944.A crew chief with the 51st Fighter Squadron in front of the P-38J Lightning “Rebel” at Howard Field, Panama Canal Zone, 1944-45.
P-38J Lightning aircraft of 370th Fighter Group, US 485th Fighter Squadron at the former Luftwaffe night fighter base at Florennes, Belgium, Oct-Dec 1944; note wrecked Me 210 aircraft in foregroundWASP pilot Ruth Dailey climbing into a P-38 Lightning aircraft, 28 Nov 1944
P-38J Lightning aircraft of 370th Fighter Group, US 485th Fighter Squadron at the former Luftwaffe night fighter base at Florennes, Belgium, Oct-Dec 1944; note wrecked Me 210 aircraft in foregroundWASP pilot Ruth Dailey climbing into a P-38 Lightning aircraft, 28 Nov 1944
Lightning in flight, post-Apr 1944P-38 Lightning aircraft at rest on an airstrip in Chico, California, United States, 1 Dec 1944
Lightning in flight, post-Apr 1944P-38 Lightning aircraft at rest on an airstrip in Chico, California, United States, 1 Dec 1944
Experimental P-38H Lightning aircraft, date unknownF-5A Lightning aircraft of USAAF 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, Aug 1943-May 1945
Experimental P-38H Lightning aircraft, date unknownF-5A Lightning aircraft of USAAF 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, Aug 1943-May 1945
F-5B reconnaissance aircraft at rest, date unknownF-5E Lighting “Kay” of the 40th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron at Akyab Island airstrip, Burma, 1945 (now Sittwe, Myanmar). Note P-51B Mustangs.
F-5B reconnaissance aircraft at rest, date unknownF-5E Lighting “Kay” of the 40th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron at Akyab Island airstrip, Burma, 1945 (now Sittwe, Myanmar). Note P-51B Mustangs.
Nose on view of a F-5 Lightning aircraft at Hickam Field, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 1945 (photo reconnaissance variant of the P-38J Lightning).P-38 Lightning aircraft of USAAF 449th Fighter Squadron, China, 1945
Nose on view of a F-5 Lightning aircraft at Hickam Field, Oahu, US Territory of Hawaii, 1945 (photo reconnaissance variant of the P-38J Lightning).P-38 Lightning aircraft of USAAF 449th Fighter Squadron, China, 1945

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