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F4F Wildcat fighters of the US Navy and Marines lined up on Henderson Field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jan 1943Wildcat
F4F Wildcat fighters of the US Navy and Marines lined up on Henderson Field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Jan 1943Wildcat 'Rosenblatt's Reply' aboard USS Suwannee, late-1942 or early-1943
Wildcat fighter at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 2 Feb 1943WAVES Specialist (T) 3rd Class Dorothy Knee and Specialist (T) Genevieve Close directing air traffic at Naval Air Station, Anacostia, District of Columbia, United States, in early or mid-1943
Wildcat fighter at Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 2 Feb 1943WAVES Specialist (T) 3rd Class Dorothy Knee and Specialist (T) Genevieve Close directing air traffic at Naval Air Station, Anacostia, District of Columbia, United States, in early or mid-1943
Wildcat aboard Long Island, ready for launching, off Viti Levu, Fiji, 6 Mar 1943Wildcat fighters flying in formation, circa mid-1943
Wildcat aboard Long Island, ready for launching, off Viti Levu, Fiji, 6 Mar 1943Wildcat fighters flying in formation, circa mid-1943
SBD-3 Dauntless, F4F-4 Wildcat, and TBF-1 Avenger aircraft aboard USS Enterprise, northeast of Nouméa, New Caledonia, 2 May 1943; note USS Washington in backgroundAn FM-2 Wildcat in trouble immediately after take-off from USS Sable, Great Lakes, USA, May-June 1943.
SBD-3 Dauntless, F4F-4 Wildcat, and TBF-1 Avenger aircraft aboard USS Enterprise, northeast of Nouméa, New Caledonia, 2 May 1943; note USS Washington in backgroundAn FM-2 Wildcat in trouble immediately after take-off from USS Sable, Great Lakes, USA, May-June 1943.
F4U-1 Corsair, an F4F Wildcat, and two TBF-1 Avengers run up their engines prior to launch from the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, mid-1943.HMS Victorious at anchor in the Solomons, Jul 1943. This was during the period Victorious was on loan to the US Fleet. Note US F4F Wildcats and TBM Avengers on the flight deck.
F4U-1 Corsair, an F4F Wildcat, and two TBF-1 Avengers run up their engines prior to launch from the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, mid-1943.HMS Victorious at anchor in the Solomons, Jul 1943. This was during the period Victorious was on loan to the US Fleet. Note US F4F Wildcats and TBM Avengers on the flight deck.
The camera catches an FM-2 Wildcat mid-bounce in a hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943.  This aircraft probably ended up on its back, like so many did.Escort carrier USS Card with TBF-1 Avengers and F4F-4 Wildcats of Composite Squadron VC-1 steaming into the Atlantic, about Aug 1943. Note the airplanes painted white.
The camera catches an FM-2 Wildcat mid-bounce in a hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943. This aircraft probably ended up on its back, like so many did.Escort carrier USS Card with TBF-1 Avengers and F4F-4 Wildcats of Composite Squadron VC-1 steaming into the Atlantic, about Aug 1943. Note the airplanes painted white.
HMS Victorious refueling from a US Navy Fleet Oiler about Aug 1943. This was during the period Victorious was on loan to the US Fleet. Note US F4F Wildcats and TBM Avengers on the flight deck.German submarines U-66 (left) and U-117 were caught on the surface in the mid-Atlantic by a coordinated attack by TBF-1 Avengers and F4F Wildcats flying from USS Card, 7 Aug 1943. U-117 was sunk in the attack.
HMS Victorious refueling from a US Navy Fleet Oiler about Aug 1943. This was during the period Victorious was on loan to the US Fleet. Note US F4F Wildcats and TBM Avengers on the flight deck.German submarines U-66 (left) and U-117 were caught on the surface in the mid-Atlantic by a coordinated attack by TBF-1 Avengers and F4F Wildcats flying from USS Card, 7 Aug 1943. U-117 was sunk in the attack.
A British WREN and an US sailor removed the US markings off of a Wildcat destined to become a British Martlet V, Naval Air Station, Quonset, Rhode Island, Sep 1943Martlet IV and Seafire IIc fighters of Nos. 885, 888, and 893 Squadron FAA aboard HMS Formidable off Italy, Sep 1943
A British WREN and an US sailor removed the US markings off of a Wildcat destined to become a British Martlet V, Naval Air Station, Quonset, Rhode Island, Sep 1943Martlet IV and Seafire IIc fighters of Nos. 885, 888, and 893 Squadron FAA aboard HMS Formidable off Italy, Sep 1943
FM-2 Wildcat conducting a test flight, late 1943FM-1 aircraft having crashed into several TBF aircraft while landing on the flight deck of USS Coral Sea, 11 Oct 1943, photo 1 of 3
FM-2 Wildcat conducting a test flight, late 1943FM-1 aircraft having crashed into several TBF aircraft while landing on the flight deck of USS Coral Sea, 11 Oct 1943, photo 1 of 3
FM-1 aircraft having crashed into several TBF aircraft while landing on the flight deck of USS Coral Sea, 11 Oct 1943, photo 2 of 3FM-1 aircraft having crashed into several TBF aircraft while landing on the flight deck of USS Coral Sea, 11 Oct 1943, photo 3 of 3
FM-1 aircraft having crashed into several TBF aircraft while landing on the flight deck of USS Coral Sea, 11 Oct 1943, photo 2 of 3FM-1 aircraft having crashed into several TBF aircraft while landing on the flight deck of USS Coral Sea, 11 Oct 1943, photo 3 of 3

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