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F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-216 at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 10 Dec 1943.

[Photo] F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-216 at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 10 Dec 1943.

Corsair of Marine Squadron at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 10 Dec 1943

Talking about weathered F4U "Corsair" #WW2 #USAAF

Look at the washed colors of this used and dirty (Bu No pictured on Bougainville Island (Dec According to the jungle, the ground and the type of trees, this plane is apparently parked on one of the two landstrips of Piva, near the Cape Torokina.

Corsair

"Birdcage" Corsair landing on the Solomon Islands - 1943 (note the fake gun ports painted on)

The Museum's Goodyear FG-1D Corsair being raised from Lake Washington in 1983 -- Image © Pete Wallingford

The Museum's Goodyear Corsair being raised from Lake Washington in 1983 -- Image © Pete Wallingford

VMF-111's famous "#122". The only known U.S. aircraft in the war to fly 100 missions with no mechanical issues or "squawks."

number 122 assigned to Marine Air Group was the only warplane known to receive an official citation after making 100 fighter-bomber missions without any mechanical trouble over a six-month period in

Chance-Vought F4U-1 de la fameuse VMF-214 Blacksheep squadron

Chance-Vought de la fameuse Blacksheep squadron Actually the were called Boyington's Bastards

Repairs on F4U corsairs

GModel Art Corsair added 227 new photos to the album: Corsair(runway airbase.

[Photo] F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-216 at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 10 Dec 1943.

[Photo] F4U-1A Corsair of Marine Squadron VMF-216 at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 10 Dec 1943.

[Photo] Corsair of Marine Squadron at Torokina, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 10 Dec

Crewman pulls the propeller through on an Corsair of Marine Fighting Squadron 218 at Barakoma Airfield, Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands,

USMC Maj Rretired | 1984 Major Billie E. Loos, U. S. Marine Corps, Retired

Major Billie Loos, was a Marine Fighter Pilot Ace of World War II with 7 victories. Maj Loos is pictured with his favorite aircraft, a Corsair. Major Loos was born and raised in Carbondale, Illinois and entered the Marine Corps

F4U-1 Corsair in Marine Fighting Squadron 214 (the “Black Sheep”) on the Marsden matting at Torokina airstrip, Bougainville, Solomons, Dec 1943. Source	   	United States Marine Corps via Acepilots.com

Corsair in Marine Fighting Squadron 214 (“Black Sheep”) on the Marsden matting at Torokina airstrip, Bougainville, Solomons, Dec

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