P-47 Liftoff

Title

P-47 Liftoff

Subject

A solitary P-47 aircraft from the 379th Fighter Squadron takes off

Description

A P-47 from the 379th takes off for a mission. Note the closest wheel is already being put away. This picture is captioned as being at Station 159 in Wormingford, Essex, England. The plane is setting out on a bomber escort mission.

Source

National Museum of the United States Air Force

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

February 1944

Files

379th_FS_takeoff.JPG

Citation

“P-47 Liftoff ,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed April 8, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/3.