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L-4 Grasshopper aircraft at rest, mid-1940 to May 1942General Dwight Eisenhower pausing for the camera before taking off in a Piper L-4 Grasshopper scout plane in Italy, circa Aug 1943
L-4 Grasshopper aircraft at rest, mid-1940 to May 1942General Dwight Eisenhower pausing for the camera before taking off in a Piper L-4 Grasshopper scout plane in Italy, circa Aug 1943
F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-216 taxis down the strip at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Dec 1943. Note TBM Avengers and NE-1 Grasshoppers parked along the strip.Piper L-4 Grasshopper observation aircraft on a 2.5 ton CCKW truck in preparation for the D-Day landings. Devon, England, United Kingdom, Feb 12 1944.
F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-216 taxis down the strip at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Dec 1943. Note TBM Avengers and NE-1 Grasshoppers parked along the strip.Piper L-4 Grasshopper observation aircraft on a 2.5 ton CCKW truck in preparation for the D-Day landings. Devon, England, United Kingdom, Feb 12 1944.
Three bazooka tubes fitted on the wing struts of an USAAF L-4 Grasshopper artillery observation aircraft, France, 24 Oct 1944Hangar 3 at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico with a B-29 Superfortress, a C-47 Skytrain, B-25 Mitchell, and L-4 Grasshopper, 1945.
Three bazooka tubes fitted on the wing struts of an USAAF L-4 Grasshopper artillery observation aircraft, France, 24 Oct 1944Hangar 3 at Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico with a B-29 Superfortress, a C-47 Skytrain, B-25 Mitchell, and L-4 Grasshopper, 1945.
View of the control tower at RAF Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, 1945. Note line of 91st Bomb Group “hack” aircraft: Piper L-4 Grasshopper, Noordyne O-64 Norseman, P-47 Thunderbolt, and Cessna UC-78 Bobcat.George Sodemann and Bev Cole of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) with L-4 liaison aircraft at Muse, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945
View of the control tower at RAF Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, 1945. Note line of 91st Bomb Group “hack” aircraft: Piper L-4 Grasshopper, Noordyne O-64 Norseman, P-47 Thunderbolt, and Cessna UC-78 Bobcat.George Sodemann and Bev Cole of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional) with L-4 liaison aircraft at Muse, Shan, Burma, Apr 1945
NE-1 aircraft taking off from a road with a wounded US Marine on board, Okinawa, Japan, 1945
NE-1 aircraft taking off from a road with a wounded US Marine on board, Okinawa, Japan, 1945
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