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Vought F7U 3M Cutlass

The Cutlass' performance suffered due to a lack of sufficient engine thrust; consequently, its carrier landing and takeoff performance was notoriously poor. The was known to flame out in rain, a very serious fault.

Pearl Harbor

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I keep seeing this pin labeled: "Pearl Harbor Dec This is actually a production still from the movie "Tora Tora Tora"

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Formation of Boeing of the USAAF bomber squadron, nicknamed the American Luftwaffe for accidentally bombing allied troops, in flight over England

Navy OS-2U Kingfisher scout plane WWII

Samuel 'Ted' Hutchins of Port Charlotte, Fla. climbs out of his Chance-Vought Kingfisher spotter-plane after coming back aboard the Battleship.

F4U-1 Corsair lines up for takeoff aboard the USS Wasp

Aviation worldwar Corsair of Fighting Squadron VF 10 spotted on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Enterprise CV 6 on March

Corsairs. I used to love watching "Baa Baa Blacksheep" when I was younger. the show about "pappy" boyington

The 205 Corsair in the front was owned by Doug Matthews and was based out if Ramona,Ca before being sold.

A group of  Brewster B-239 "Buffalo"s from the Finnish 24th Fighter Squadron in flight over norther Karelia. The Finns were enamored of the chunky, slow Buffalo, and used it to devastating effect during both the Russo-Finnish War and WWII.

A group of Brewster "Buffalo"s from the Finnish Fighter Squadron in flight over norther Karelia. The Finns were enamored of the chunky, slow Buffalo, and used it to devastating effect during both the Russo-Finnish War and WWII. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Grumman F4F Wildcat

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Revealed... 70 years on: The forgotten hero who became the first U.S. air force…

Revealed... 70 years on: The forgotten hero who became the first U.S. air force officer killed in Europe in World War II

Liberator in Flight. This plane was actually the worst plane of WWII.

WWII FIGHTER PLANE WITH ENGINE BLOWN OFF! GRUMMAN HELLCAT DIVE BOMBER

An unfortunate Hellcat which had it's engine blown off. This catastrophic damage of this type is incredibly rare, indicating the engine was hit by a large calibre shell, probably or above. Somewhere in the Pacific, date unknown.

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