Photo #: 80-G-K-691 (Color)
Loads the fuselage .50 caliber machineguns of a Brewster F2A "Buffalo" fighter with ammunition, at Naval Air Station, Miami, Florida, 9 April 1943. The F2A was then in use as a training aircraft.
Note 3:1 ratio of black-tipped armor-piercing ammunition to red-tipped tracer ammunition.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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21 March 2001