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Neutrality Patrol political cartoon by Leslie Gilbert Illingworth that appeared in the Daily Mail (UK) in Mar 1941.PBY-5 Catalina patrol plane of Patrol Squadron VP-5 at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, Mar 1941. Note the National Insignia on the nose which at this time were only put on the sides of planes in the Neutrality Patrols
Neutrality Patrol political cartoon by Leslie Gilbert Illingworth that appeared in the Daily Mail (UK) in Mar 1941.PBY-5 Catalina patrol plane of Patrol Squadron VP-5 at Norfolk, Virginia, United States, Mar 1941. Note the National Insignia on the nose which at this time were only put on the sides of planes in the Neutrality Patrols
The squadron commander’s plane, a rare PBM-1D variant, with Patrol Squadron VP-55 flying Neutrality Patrols, probably at Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 1941.Texas in North Atlantic on convoy duty, summer 1941
The squadron commander’s plane, a rare PBM-1D variant, with Patrol Squadron VP-55 flying Neutrality Patrols, probably at Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 1941.Texas in North Atlantic on convoy duty, summer 1941
USS Kearny at Reykjavík, Iceland, 19 Oct 1941, two days after she was torpedoed by the German submarine U-568. USS Monssen is alongside. Note the torpedo hole in KearnyCruiser USS Omaha (right) laying off the seized German blockade runner Odenwald in the South Atlantic, 6 Nov 1941. The Odenwald had been disguised as the US-flag ship Willmoto carrying rubber from Japan to Germany.
USS Kearny at Reykjavík, Iceland, 19 Oct 1941, two days after she was torpedoed by the German submarine U-568. USS Monssen is alongside. Note the torpedo hole in Kearny's starboard side amidshipsCruiser USS Omaha (right) laying off the seized German blockade runner Odenwald in the South Atlantic, 6 Nov 1941. The Odenwald had been disguised as the US-flag ship Willmoto carrying rubber from Japan to Germany.
US Navy prize crew aboard the seized German blockade runner Odenwald in the South Atlantic, 6 Nov 1941. The Odenwald had been disguised as the US-flag ship Willmoto carrying rubber from Japan to Germany.
US Navy prize crew aboard the seized German blockade runner Odenwald in the South Atlantic, 6 Nov 1941. The Odenwald had been disguised as the US-flag ship Willmoto carrying rubber from Japan to Germany.
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