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Interior view of the ventral gun position of a TBM Avenger, 1942Saratoga underway at sea, circa 1942, with 5 Grumman F4F fighters, 6 Douglas SBD scout bombers, and 1 Grumman TBF torpedo bomber on the flight deck
Interior view of the ventral gun position of a TBM Avenger, 1942Saratoga underway at sea, circa 1942, with 5 Grumman F4F fighters, 6 Douglas SBD scout bombers, and 1 Grumman TBF torpedo bomber on the flight deck
TBF Avenger aircraft at rest, circa early 1942A TBF Avenger of Torpedo Squadron VT-8 at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, Mar 1942. Note the red and white rudder stripes that were authorized for only four months.
TBF Avenger aircraft at rest, circa early 1942A TBF Avenger of Torpedo Squadron VT-8 at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, Mar 1942. Note the red and white rudder stripes that were authorized for only four months.
Grumman TBF-1C Avenger in flight, Jan-May 1942, location unknown. Photo 1 of 2.Grumman TBF-1C Avenger in flight, Jan-May 1942, location unknown. Photo 2 of 2.
Grumman TBF-1C Avenger in flight, Jan-May 1942, location unknown. Photo 1 of 2.Grumman TBF-1C Avenger in flight, Jan-May 1942, location unknown. Photo 2 of 2.
TBF Avenger torpedo bomber in flight, mid-1942Pensacola at Sand Island, Midway Atoll, disembarking Marine reinforcements, 25 Jun 1942; at the foreground was the lone surviving land-based Avenger of Midway battle
TBF Avenger torpedo bomber in flight, mid-1942Pensacola at Sand Island, Midway Atoll, disembarking Marine reinforcements, 25 Jun 1942; at the foreground was the lone surviving land-based Avenger of Midway battle
The only survivor out of the six land-based Avenger torpedo bombers at the Battle of Midway, 25 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 3The only survivor out of the six land-based Avenger torpedo bombers at the Battle of Midway, 25 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 3
The only survivor out of the six land-based Avenger torpedo bombers at the Battle of Midway, 25 Jun 1942, photo 1 of 3The only survivor out of the six land-based Avenger torpedo bombers at the Battle of Midway, 25 Jun 1942, photo 2 of 3
The only survivor out of the six land-based Avenger torpedo bombers at the Battle of Midway, 25 Jun 1942, photo 3 of 3TBF-1 Avenger making a practice drop of a Mark XIII torpedo off Virginia, United States, 3 Jul 1942. This drop was made from 125 feet at 125 knots.
The only survivor out of the six land-based Avenger torpedo bombers at the Battle of Midway, 25 Jun 1942, photo 3 of 3TBF-1 Avenger making a practice drop of a Mark XIII torpedo off Virginia, United States, 3 Jul 1942. This drop was made from 125 feet at 125 knots.
The USS Enterprise conducted flight training when steaming from Hawaii to Tonga on 23 Jul 1942. Here, upon landing, a TBF Avenger slid off the flight deck into the catwalks; no injuries.A damaged TBF-1 Avenger aircraft of US Navy squadron VT-8 having just landed on USS Saratoga, Aug 1942
The USS Enterprise conducted flight training when steaming from Hawaii to Tonga on 23 Jul 1942. Here, upon landing, a TBF Avenger slid off the flight deck into the catwalks; no injuries.A damaged TBF-1 Avenger aircraft of US Navy squadron VT-8 having just landed on USS Saratoga, Aug 1942
A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 1 of 4.A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 2 of 4.
A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 1 of 4.A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 2 of 4.
A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 3 of 4.A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 4 of 4.
A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 3 of 4.A training flight of TBF-1 Avengers lining up to drop practice torpedoes, late 1942, off the east coast of the United States. Photo 4 of 4.
Bombs being brought to a TBF Avenger of United States Navy Torpedo Squadron VT-11 flying from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 1942. Note the pierced steel Marsden matting.TBF Avenger torpedo bombers flying in formation above Norfolk, Virginia, United States, Sep 1942
Bombs being brought to a TBF Avenger of United States Navy Torpedo Squadron VT-11 flying from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 1942. Note the pierced steel Marsden matting.TBF Avenger torpedo bombers flying in formation above Norfolk, Virginia, United States, Sep 1942

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