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L01-02.03.02 A4D Skyhawk

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Title: L01-02.03.02 A4D Skyhawk
 
Caption: "The A4D, Midget Navy Carrier based Atom Bomber, one of the smallest U.S. jet combat planes ever built. The tiny attack bomber is designed to out perform many current operational, jet fighters more than twice its size and is so small it has been built without the folding wings traditional in the Navy carreir based planes. However, it is capabale of carrying atomic bombs or rockets, machine guns, missile and other weapons to fit the wide variety of missions of attack type planes."
Original Date: 1954-06-18
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