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Classic Wings Magazine Luftwaffe Resource Center WWII Naval Aviation Research Pacific
Final Cut-The Post War B-17 Flying Fortress and Survivors - 5th Edition


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USAAF Spitfire Mk.Vb from the 52nd FG 2nd Sq. The squadron code is QP@XX

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A Martin B-26 Marauder at a post-World War II Air France mechanics' training school.

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A Martin B-26 Marauder at a post-World War II Air France mechanics' training school.

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North American Aviation Mechanic Training School, Inglewood, California.

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Douglas C-33 (S/N 36-87, tail code KD 11) at March Field, Calif., during a 1500 flight hour maintenance check at San Antonio Air Depot on March 17, 1939.

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An A-25 opened up to expose engine.

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Curtiss C-46A engine inspection.

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P-47D Thunderbolt (LM-J, serial number 44-19780), named 'Teddy', undergoing maintenance work at Boxted air base.

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Great stuff, keep em coming!
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Reminds me of my nose picking days back in the NAVY/ :drink3:


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There's an air of "look busy for the camera" with some of them, Keep them coming we modellers love this sort of stuff.


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Very Cool Mark!

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I'll play too. From (IIRC) the Indiana state photo archive:

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A29-34?

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"Tojo's Jinx" P-40E-CU 41-5520 from ADF serials website. http://www.adf-serials.com/2a29b.htm One of their forum members lists this aircraft undergoing restoration owned by Lynn Koenig.

From the Australian War Memorial Collection, this photo has the following caption...
"Darwin area, NT. February 1943. A Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk serial no. A29-34(aircraft B) of No. 76 Squadron RAAF undergoing 240 hourly engine inspection by Aircraftman 1(AC1), J. Potter of Melbourne, Victoria and Aircraftman 1(AC1), M. Robinson of Ballarat, Victoria. Note inscription "Tojo's Jinx"."

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"In Peace Japan Breeds War", Eckstein, Harper and Bros., 3rd ed. 1943(1927, 1928,1942)
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"Ahh..."The Deuce", 28,000 pounds of motherly love." quote from some Grunt on CH-37
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A-20A Havoc 'Daisy Mae' from the 89th Bomb Squadron receives an engine change at Airfield #4, Dobodura, New Guinea... 1943.

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A Mitsubishi Zero Model 21 undergoes engine maintenance at Rabaul.

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USAAF maintenance B-17 Flying Fortress RAF Manston England

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A group of VMO-251 Grumman F4F-3 wilcats at Espiritu Santo, New Herbides on 10 April 1943.

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The mechanics of the 379th BS at Corsica

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More of the 2 B-26's at Vilgenis Air France mechanics' training school between '50 - '62
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One of the two B-26's now at USAFM
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Other one at the Musee de l'Air, Paris, France
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