Aircraft of the Second World War

  1. "A Gentleman's War" 
by Geoff Nutkins
  2. Static Aircraft Display at NE Air Museum in Windsor Locks, CT 
Aircraft made up to represent: 
P-47D-30-RE Thunderbolt 
Serial #44-20344 "White 54"...
  3. P-47D-16-RE 
S/N 276076" 
"Touch of Texas" 
Capt. Charles D Mohrle
  4. 1LT Charles D. Mohrle in 1943
  5. Gabreski P-47D
  6. F4F-3s of VMF-211 after fall of Wake 
 
(Forground) 211-F-11 was aircraft of Capt Elrod, in which he sank IJN Kisargi
  7. Damaged Rudder of B-17G "Snake Bit" (serial # 43-38042)
  8. 23 March 1945: "Ol' Scrapiron" - Bruckman Crew
  9. 23 March 1945: Mid-Air Collision Bruckman & Bolser Crews (over Berod, Germany, near Koblenz)
  10. Curtiss P-40C of 3rd Pursuit Squadron, AVG (Dec 1941)
  11. P-40s of 3rd Pursuit AVG flying near the Salween River Gorge on the China-Burma border (28 May 1942)
  12. Flying Tiger Unit Insignia
  13. 1st Pursuit Squadron 
American Volunteer Group (AVG)
  14. Wreck of Newkirk P-40
  15. Tomahawk Mk.II AK462 being recovered after a landing accident. 
Served with 3 Sqn RAAF;  
damaged on 3 June 1941 when landed on unfinished area of...
  16. Curtiss Tomahawk Mk.IIB (P-40C) 
No 250 Sqn, 262nd Wing 
Flt. Lt. Clive Caldwell, DFC & Bar
  17. Curtiss Tomahawk Mk.IIB (P-40C) 
No 112 Sqn, 262nd Wing 
based in Egypt (Sep 1941)
  18. Curtiss P-40E of C.A.T.F. (1942)
  19. Curtiss Tomahawk Mk.I (P-40B) 
No 26 Sqn based in England (Aug 1941)
  20. Curtiss P-40C of 1st Pursuit Group, AVG (1942)
  21. Curtiss P-40C of 2nd Pursuit Group, AVG (1942)
  22. Curtiss P-40B of 14th Pursuit Wing, Wheeler Field, Hawaii (1941)
  23. Curtiss P-40B of Russian Air Force  (1941)
  24. Curtiss P-40 of 33rd Pursuit Sqn (1941) 
Squadron Leader's Aircraft
  25. Lancaster Model - Front Elevation
  26. B 17 Model - Front Elevation
  27. B 17G Front Elevation
  28. Avro Lancaster Front Elevation
  29. Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I of No 603 Sqn 
August 1940
  30. Hawker Hurricane Mk.I of No 303 Sqn 
F/O L.W. Paszkiewicz (DFC) 
September 1940
  31. Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk.I of No 264 Sqn 
Sqn Ldr P.A. Hunter & F.H. King 
August 1940
  32. Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I of No 54 Sqn 
P/O A.C. Deere (DSO, OBE, DFC & Bar) 
May 1940
  33. Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I of No 19 Sqn 
Sqn Ldr B.J.E. Lane (DFC) 
Summer 1940
  34. Boeing B-17G 
381st BG; 8th Air Force 
1943-1944
  35. North American P-51D modified to an 
F6D (Armed Photo-Recon) 
Capt. Wm. Shomo 
82nd Tactical Recon Sqn 
Mindoro, Philippines (1945)
  36. Boeing B-17G "Just Nothing" 
324th BS; 91st BG; 8th Air Force
  37. North American P-51D 
Capt. Donald Bochkay 
363rd FS; 357th FG; 8th Air Force 
1944
  38. Boeing B-17F "Talisman" 
63rd BS; 43rd BG; 5th AF 
New Guinea, 1943
  39. North American P-51D 
Maj. Gillier 
343rd FS; 55th FG; 8th Air Force 
1944
  40. Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 22 
flown by Japanese ace Hiroyoshi Nishizawa 
Solomon Islands, 1943
  41. D3A Type 99 dive bomber of either Shokaku or Zuikaku in flight, either en route to attack Neosho and Sims in morning or returning from failed...
  42. Mitsubishi A6M3 Model 32 - Solomons - 1943
  43. Mitsubishi A6M2 Model 21 - Soryu - 1942
  44. Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat - Guadalcanal - Maj. Marion Carl
  45. Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat - Operation Torch - 1942
  46. Grumman F4F-4 flown by three Marine Aces on Guadalcanal, Solomons, Sep 1942.  Among those flying from Henderson Field in this Wildcat were James...
  47. Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat - Wake Island - 1941
  48. Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat - Coral Sea - Lt. Edward "Butch" O'Hare
  49. Douglas SBD-3 - Solomons - 1942
  50. Douglas SBD-3 - Coral Sea - Lexington - Leppla & Liska 
Navy Cross for 7 aerial victories in 2 days
  51. Douglas SBD Wartime Markings
  52. Douglas SBD-3 (A-24) - New Guinea - 1942
  53. B5N2 Kate - Midway - Kaga
  54. B5N2 Kate - Midway - Akagi - Shigeharu Murata
  55. B5N2 Kate - Midway - Hiryu - Joishi Tomonaga
  56. Aichi D3A Type 99 Val - Pearl Harbor   Soryu
  57. Aichi D3A Type 99 Val - Pearl Harbor - Akagi
  58. B5N Type 97 Carrier Attack Bomber "Kate" E1 311 - Shokaku - Dec 1941
  59. SABOL and WGS
  60. Yakovlev Yak-1 in flight
  61. Yakovlev Yak-1 on flightline
  62. Yakovlev Yak-1 Litvjak (Ares)
  63. Bf 109E4B 6.LG2 (I^+M) 
Fw Erhardt Pankratz 
Engaged by No. 603 Sq. Spitfires resulting in crash landing, Sussex 
5 Oct 1940
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