Photo #: 80-G-16511
Grumman F4F-4 "Wildcat" fighter,
of Fighting Squadron Six (VF-6)
Has its six .50 caliber machine guns tested on the flight deck of USS Enterprise (CV-6), 10 April 1942.
Note open gun bays in the plane's wings and markings below the cockpit ("6F9" with no dashes between letters and numerals).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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18 January 2001