North American P-51 Mustang

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The combination of external fuel tanks that could be dropped when needed and six .50 caliber machine guns allowed wartime P-51 squadrons to take the air war deep inside enemy territory.

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USAF-K2667

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U.S. Air Force, courtesy National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution

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