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80-G-431289 Vought F4U-4 "Corsair"

Photo #: 80-G-431289  Vought F4U-4 "Corsair"
Title: Vought F4U-4 "Corsair"
Description: Photo #: 80-G-431289 Vought F4U-4 Corsair (Bureau No. 81712), of Fighter Squadron 791 (VF-791) Makes vapor rings with its propeller as it takes off from USS Boxer (CV-21) for a Korean War air strike. Photo is dated 6 July 1951. Note small bombs under the plane's wings and flight deck distance markings. The Corsair is just passing the 500-foot point. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-431289
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