Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by A-58, May 30, 2017.
"Heavy cruiser HMS York sails past the Finnish sea fortress Suomenlinna/Sveaborg. [4857 × 3486]"
"An F6F-3 Hellcat is prepared for takeoff aboard USS Yorktown (CV-10) on 31 August 1943. The Hellcat boasted a 19:1 kill ratio against Japanese pilots in the Pacific, and 307 pilots achieved “Ace” status in F6Fs."
Good Tiger! Now go get a Brinks truck.
"A U.S. Navy Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat of Fighter Squadron 1 (VF-1) in flight over California in early 1943. VF-1 was redesignated VF-5 in July 1943."
"Finnish Fokker XXI being hand cranked."
"A P80 Shooting Star, America’s first mass produced jet fighter, making a test flight over the Mojave Desert, circa 1944."
"The South Pacific Scouts were a jungle warfare unit formed during World War II from Fijians and Solomon Islanders. They participated in the American landings at New Georgia in 1943."
"[674x960] A war time photograph of Russian air service crewmen and their higher ups posed in front of the legendary Imperial Sikorsky Ilya Muromets bomber. June 1916. (Colorized by Klimbim)"
"The RAF’s top-scoring fighter pilot, Wing Commander James ‘Johnnie’ Johnson, with his Spitfire and pet Labrador ‘Sally’ in Normandy. 1944."
"The tremendous size of the aircraft carriers USS Lexington (CV 2) and USS Saratoga (CV 3) is apparent in this overhead view of elements of the U.S. Fleet at anchor off the Panama Canal Zone, 27 April 1934 [1212 × 957]."
"Polish flying ace Jan Zumbach, left, of the 303 Kosciuszko Polish Fighter Squadron poses with his Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb EN951 RF-D. Zumbach was stationed with the RAF at this time. With him are Wing Commander Stefan Witorzenc (center) and Flight Lieutenant Zygmunt Bienkowski (right). 1943"
"Panzer IVs of the 11th Panzer Division during the Invasion of Yugoslavia. April 1941."
"Young children celebrating VE Day in 1945. (Colourised by me)."
"An interpretation of the planned British 'Admiral' class heavy cruiser, cancelled in 1942 [4000 x 2100]."
"The Dido class light cruiser HMNZS Bellona, during her service with New Zealand, April 1947 [1849 x 840]."
Anybody wanna copy the appropriate ones over to WW2T.com?
Single and twin .50 cals on a PBR firing into the treeline during Operation Game Warden in February 1968
"Nice set of “Jugs” - At top is the P-47D 'Hun Hunter XVI' from the Tennessee Museum of Aviation, P-47G 'SNAFU' from Allied Fighters, and Planes of Fame Air Museum's P-47G Thunderbolt. Photography by Britt Dietz."
"H.P. Halifax III of 51 sqn. Lost on a massed raid to Nuremberg 31 March 1943 when it was shot down by an Me110 night fighter of I/NJG6 at 00:23."
"Short Sunderland week. Sunderland Mk I of No. 210 Squadron RAF based at Oban in Scotland, patrols over a Canadian troop convoy on its way to Greenock (Scotland) July 31st, 1940. Note the dorsal hatches for the machine guns open, later models would get a single turret instead."