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80-G-419929 U.S. Marine Corps F4U-4B "Corsair" fighter-bomber

Photo #: 80-G-419929  U.S. Marine Corps F4U-4B "Corsair" fighter-bomber
Title: U.S. Marine Corps F4U-4B "Corsair" fighter-bomber
Description: Photo #: 80-G-419929 U.S. Marine Corps F4U-4B Corsair fighter-bomber Receives final checks to its armament of bombs and 5-inch rockets, just prior to being catapulted from USS Sicily (CVE-118) for a strike on enemy forces in Korea. The original photograph is dated 16 November 1950, but was probably taken in August-October 1950. Note battered paint on this aircraft. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-419929
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