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VIDEO Corsair F4U

FIRE BOMB ATTACK ON OKINAWA - F4U CORSAIR

 

Creator : department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Photographic Center. (12/1/1959 - ca. 1998)

 

Moving Images Relating to Military Activities,

This item was produced or created: 15/6/1945

F4U"s (Corsairs) in flight over Okinawa 

F4U in flight with napalm bombs beneath fuselage

Fire-bomb attack on southern Okinawa: Smoke and flames rise from exploding bombs

F4U"s fly over rugged terrain dropping fire bombs near crest of mountains 

Smoke and flames rise from exploding fire bombs

F4U in flight after dropping napalm bombs same with rugged terrain below

F4U"s (with belly tanks) taxi on runway, Okinawa

F4U lands on runway

FLIGHT DECK OPERATIONS AT SEA USS PHILIPPINE SEA (CV-47)  - F4U CORSAIR

 

Creator : department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Photographic Center. (12/1/1959 - ca. 1998)

 

Moving Images Relating to Military Activities,

This item was produced or created: 1945 , part F4U

F4U-4 placed in take off position; takes off of carrier

F4U-4 lands on carrier

DA F4U pushes another F4U on flight deck.

OPERATIONS ABOARD A BRITISH CV - F4U CORSAIR

 

Creator : department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Photographic Center. (12/1/1959 - ca. 1998)

 

Moving Images Relating to Military Activities,

This item was produced or created: 1945 , part F4U

MS F4U unfolds wings

HS Aviation ordnancemen load wing guns on F4U

MS-MCU Men belt ammunition for 1.1 AA guns

British CV, BB, DD, & cruisers underway

Aviation machinist"s mates work on F4U

Deck crew pushes F4U across flight deck

F4Us taxi on flight deck to elevator

F4Us spotted on fantail of British CV

Many F4Us warm up on flight deck

Pan F4Us taxi for take off, other F4Us warm up

MS-Pan F4Us taxi for take off

TEST FLIGHTS OF F4U, PATUXENT RIVER, MARYLAND

 

Creator : department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Photographic Center. (12/1/1959 - ca. 1998)

 

Moving Images Relating to Military Activities,

This item was produced or created: 01/1944

F4U with rocket attachment is wheeled out.

F4U with rocket, warms up, taxis, in flight, lands, taxis-SV

F4U in flight.

F4U with rocket attachment.

F4U, pilot in cockpit

 

MARINE PILOTS, ESPIRITU SANTO

 

Creator : department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Photographic Center. (12/1/1959 - ca. 1998)

 

Moving Images Relating to Military Activities,

This item was produced or created: 1943

 F4U parked in sandy area as pilot jumps down from cockpit; plane captain greets pilot.

.MS Plane captain standing by tail section of F4U; small dog sitting on tail of a/c.

MS Pilots being briefed in front of Operations office by LT. K. A WALSH, USMC

CU Pilot"s Mae West showing drawing of F4U in flight on front of it.

MS Pilot climbing in cockpit of F4U.

LS Looking down flight path as F4U"s are taxiing toward camera.

MS F4U"s taxiing. 

F4U CRASH LANDING, NAS, N. Y.

MS F4U with British markings making "pancake" landing on flight strip.

PAN to another fire truck and F4U.

 

SCENES ABOARD USS SICILY (CVE-118)

 

Creator : department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Photographic Center. (12/1/1959 - ca. 1998)

 

Moving Images Relating to Military Activities,

This item was produced or created: undetermined

 MS LSO waving in F4U's

MS Marine F4U's landing on carrier.