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  • Tags: Mechanics
"Oblique view over barbed wire fence - of one of the Jap Betty's. Mechanic standing on chair to reach engine nacelle - Aug 19 & 20 1945"
"C-46 Refueling" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Fueling. A soldier waits on his tanker as high octane fuel fills the plane's tanks. On their return from missions, planes were refueled immediately. Hill described the day: 'Rode down to the line with Baxter…
"Early Mitch the Witch - nose art and engine close-up"
"New engine being readied - Lingayen"
"17th Recon Mechanics working on B-25's" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Servicing a B-25. A mechanic inspects one of the nine-cylinder engines on a bomber/strafer/photo reconnaissance plane of the 17th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron" ("Darkroom…
"17th Recon Mechanics working on B-25's
"P-38 major (1,000 hrs?) check up" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Inspecting a P-38. Ten or twelve mechanics do a 200-hour inspection on this twin-engine fighter, the only mass-produced twin-engine fighter in World War II. '[T]he P-38 will be forever…
"B-25 undergoing maintenance. Propellers off - one cowling off - Mechanics all over - wearing helmets - So somewhere in jungle location. Pine trees (?) could be Okinawa - if so - 1945 - Print Emulsion up"
"C-46 engine from a slide, Lingayen - Luzon"
"Mechanic checking 18 cylinder engine on a C-46" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Servicing a C-46. A mechanic inspects one of the eighteen-cylinder engines on a Combat Cargo squadron plane on the Lingayen air strip." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by…
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