Grumman FM-1 (F4F-4) Wildcat Wing

Grumman FM-1 (F4F-4) Wildcat Wing with US Aircraft insignia on underwing
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Leroy Grumman's F4F Wildcat was not the fastest or most advanced fighter aircraft of World War II, but during the dark months after Pearl Harbor, Wildcat pilots stood firm, held the line, and stopped the Imperial Japanese military air forces when they seemed invincible. After war erupted in the Pacific, the Grumman F4F Wildcat was the primary fighter aircraft operated by the United States Navy and the Marine Corps. Highlighted in this image is a wing of the Grumman FM-1 (F4F-4) Wildcat.




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