Leave a Comment on P51’s peel away over Iwo Jima. The wreckage of a B29 in front is the reason the island was invaded.
Continue Reading... P51’s peel away over Iwo Jima. The wreckage of a B29 in front is the reason the island was invaded.
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P51’s peel away over Iwo Jima. The wreckage of a B29 in front is the reason the island was invaded.

P51’s peel away over Iwo Jima. The wreckage of a B29 in front is the reason the island was invaded….

Leave a Comment on A U.S. Navy Eastern Motors-built TBM Avenger trailing smoke, returning to the fleet aircraft carrier USS Essex (CV-9) after being damaged by Japanese anti-aircraft fire, during a strike on Minami Daito Jima in the Okinawa Operation, 28 March 1945.
Continue Reading... A U.S. Navy Eastern Motors-built TBM Avenger trailing smoke, returning to the fleet aircraft carrier USS Essex (CV-9) after being damaged by Japanese anti-aircraft fire, during a strike on Minami Daito Jima in the Okinawa Operation, 28 March 1945.
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A U.S. Navy Eastern Motors-built TBM Avenger trailing smoke, returning to the fleet aircraft carrier USS Essex (CV-9) after being damaged by Japanese anti-aircraft fire, during a strike on Minami Daito Jima in the Okinawa Operation, 28 March 1945.

A U.S. Navy Eastern Motors-built TBM Avenger trailing smoke, returning to the fleet aircraft carrier USS Essex (CV-9) after being…

Leave a Comment on USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 531st Fighter Squadron lined up at South Field, Iwo Jima, March 25, 1945.
Continue Reading... USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 531st Fighter Squadron lined up at South Field, Iwo Jima, March 25, 1945.
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USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 531st Fighter Squadron lined up at South Field, Iwo Jima, March 25, 1945.

USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 531st Fighter Squadron lined up at South Field, Iwo Jima, March 25, 1945….

Leave a Comment on Marines and Army ground crews look over the first Sikorsky R-4 helicopter to land in the fighter strip on Iwo Jima, March 23, 1945
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Marines and Army ground crews look over the first Sikorsky R-4 helicopter to land in the fighter strip on Iwo Jima, March 23, 1945

Marines and Army ground crews look over the first Sikorsky R-4 helicopter to land in the fighter strip on Iwo…

Leave a Comment on A North American P-51D Mustang of the Vll Fighter Command taking off from Saipan, Mariana Islands for the newly-captured airfield on Iwo Jima, March 16, 1945. Note the twin oversized VLR drop tanks.
Continue Reading... A North American P-51D Mustang of the Vll Fighter Command taking off from Saipan, Mariana Islands for the newly-captured airfield on Iwo Jima, March 16, 1945. Note the twin oversized VLR drop tanks.
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A North American P-51D Mustang of the Vll Fighter Command taking off from Saipan, Mariana Islands for the newly-captured airfield on Iwo Jima, March 16, 1945. Note the twin oversized VLR drop tanks.

A North American P-51D Mustang of the Vll Fighter Command taking off from Saipan, Mariana Islands for the newly-captured airfield…

Leave a Comment on A crew member examines his B-24 after taking flak over Iwo Jima, 1944
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A crew member examines his B-24 after taking flak over Iwo Jima, 1944

A crew member examines his B-24 after taking flak over Iwo Jima, 1944 (i.redd.it) submitted by Greendragons38 to /r/WWIIplanes 5…

Leave a Comment on A USAAF Boeing B-29 Superfortress of the 9th Bomb Group comes in for a landing on Iwo Jima, March 10, 1945. Note P-51D Mustang in the foreground.
Continue Reading... A USAAF Boeing B-29 Superfortress of the 9th Bomb Group comes in for a landing on Iwo Jima, March 10, 1945. Note P-51D Mustang in the foreground.
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A USAAF Boeing B-29 Superfortress of the 9th Bomb Group comes in for a landing on Iwo Jima, March 10, 1945. Note P-51D Mustang in the foreground.

A USAAF Boeing B-29 Superfortress of the 9th Bomb Group comes in for a landing on Iwo Jima, March 10,…

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P-51 Mustang taking off from Iwo Jima

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Leave a Comment on USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 45th Fighter Squadron lined up on South Field, Iwo Jima, March 7, 1945. Fire is from a P-51 from the 78th Fighter Squadron that crashed on landing and struck two parked 45th Fighter Squadron P-51s.
Continue Reading... USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 45th Fighter Squadron lined up on South Field, Iwo Jima, March 7, 1945. Fire is from a P-51 from the 78th Fighter Squadron that crashed on landing and struck two parked 45th Fighter Squadron P-51s.
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USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 45th Fighter Squadron lined up on South Field, Iwo Jima, March 7, 1945. Fire is from a P-51 from the 78th Fighter Squadron that crashed on landing and struck two parked 45th Fighter Squadron P-51s.

USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 45th Fighter Squadron lined up on South Field, Iwo Jima, March 7, 1945….

Leave a Comment on Colonel James Beckwith, commander of the 15th Fighter Group, in his P-51 Mustang ‘Squirt’ leading P-51s of the 45th Fighter Squadron from their base on Saipan to their new base on Iwo Jima, March 7, 1945. Note the VLR tanks. The basing of Mustangs at Iwo meant that now B-29 raids from the Marianas c
Continue Reading... Colonel James Beckwith, commander of the 15th Fighter Group, in his P-51 Mustang ‘Squirt’ leading P-51s of the 45th Fighter Squadron from their base on Saipan to their new base on Iwo Jima, March 7, 1945. Note the VLR tanks. The basing of Mustangs at Iwo meant that now B-29 raids from the Marianas c
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Colonel James Beckwith, commander of the 15th Fighter Group, in his P-51 Mustang ‘Squirt’ leading P-51s of the 45th Fighter Squadron from their base on Saipan to their new base on Iwo Jima, March 7, 1945. Note the VLR tanks. The basing of Mustangs at Iwo meant that now B-29 raids from the Marianas c

Colonel James Beckwith, commander of the 15th Fighter Group, in his P-51 Mustang ‘Squirt’ leading P-51s of the 45th Fighter…