P-47s on Take-Off

Title

P-47s on Take-Off

Subject

P-47s about to lift off from a makeshift airstrip

Description

This photo shows P-47s in the 362nd fighter group preparing to take-off. They are waiting for the signal from the grounds crewman to hit the throttle. They are not attempting to do a dual take-off at this airfield in Reims, France.

Source

The National Museum of the United States Air Force - Research Division

Publisher

United States Air Force

Date

October 1944

Files

P47_take_off.JPG

Citation

“P-47s on Take-Off,” A Look At United States Air Force Colonel Joseph Laughlin, accessed April 5, 2020, https://coloneljoelaughlin.omeka.net/items/show/99.