Grumman F4F-3A Wildcat. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

One-half right front view of Grumman F4F-3A Wildcat of Squadron VF-6 receiving the "go" signal to launch from unidentified US Navy aircraft carrier during WWII, probably somewhere in the Pacific; circa 1943. A launch officer stands in foreground.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Airplanes
  • World War, 1939-1945

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

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Date

Circa 1943

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-9A00201

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