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wwii airplane propeller table - http://www.thegreenhead.com/2011/01/world-war-ii-torpedo-bomber-propeller-table.php

World War II Torpedo Bomber Propeller Table

Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber, flying from an offshore aircraft carrier, takes in an eagle eye view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, three weeks after D-day. March 1945. (Photo source - Naval History and Heritage Command) (Colorized by Irootoko...

Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bomber, flying from an offshore aircraft carrier, takes in an eagle eye view of Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, three weeks after D-day. March 1945. (Photo source - Naval History and Heritage Command) (Colorized by Irootoko...

Three US Navy airmen crash land their torpedo bomber in the South Pacific and find themselves on a tiny life raft, surrounded by open ocean. No food. No water. No hope of rescue. Against incredible odds, these three virtual strangers must survive storms, sharks, starvation – and each other – as they try to sail more than a thousand miles to safety.

Three US Navy airmen crash land their torpedo bomber in the South Pacific and find themselves on a tiny life raft, surrounded by open ocean. No food. No water. No hope of rescue. Against incredible odds, these three virtual strangers must survive storms, sharks, starvation – and each other – as they try to sail more than a thousand miles to safety.

Yamato (大和?), named after the ancient Japanese Yamato Province, was the lead ship of the Yamato class of battleships that served with the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.    On 7 April 1945 she was sunk by American carrier-based bombers and torpedo bombers with the loss of most of her crew.

Yamato, named after the ancient Japanese Yamato Province, was the lead ship of the Yamato class of battleships that served with the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. On 7 April 1945

Dorie Miller lost his life when the escort carrier Liscome Bay was torpedoed in the Gilbert Islands on November 23, 1943. This photo of the Liscome Bay was taken two months before and shows the carrier with its decks full of Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bombers and Grumman TBF Avenger torpedo planes.

Dorie Miller lost his life when the escort carrier Liscome Bay was torpedoed in the Gilbert Islands on November 23, 1943. This photo of the Liscome Bay was taken two months before and shows the carrier with its decks full of Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bombers and Grumman TBF Avenger torpedo planes.

Paul Newman - attractive, a good actor, a veteran, and creator of fine salad dressings ;)

The Quick 10: 10 More Celebrity Veterans

A Very Young Paul Newman served in the United States Navy in World War II in the Pacific theater. Unable to be a pilot, because he was colour blind.

80-G-416362: USS Lexington (CV-2). Leaving San Diego, California, 14 October 1941. Planes parked on her flight deck include F2A-1 fighters (parked forward), SBD scout-bombers (amidships) and TBD-1 torpedo planes (aft). Note the false bow wave painted on her hull, forward, and badly chalked condition of the hull's camouflage paint. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/01/05).

80-G-416362: USS Lexington (CV-2). Leaving San Diego, California, 14 October 1941. Planes parked on her flight deck include F2A-1 fighters (parked forward), SBD scout-bombers (amidships) and TBD-1 torpedo planes (aft). Note the false bow wave painted on her hull, forward, and badly chalked condition of the hull's camouflage paint. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/01/05).

Richard Allen Boone (June 18, 1917 – January 10, 1981) was an American actor. He joined the United States Navy in 1941. He served on three ships in the Pacific during World War II, seeing combat as an aviation ordnanceman and tail gunner on TBM Avenger torpedo bombers.

Richard Boone (Paladin) - Have Gun Will Travel - (was a college student, boxer, painter and oil-field laborer before ending up in the U. Navy during World War II. Bill to study acting with the Actor's Studio in New York.

The Peregrine Falcon:  The fastest diving bird; photographed here, tucked into a dive that will last seconds... Due to its great height and reach around 389 km/h (conversion 389 km/h = 241.71339 mph!)

Peregrine Falcon - Fastest diving bird tucked into a dive that will last seconds due to its great height and reach around 389 km/h.

This thread is intended for 'Aviation Art' only... Paintings, Drawings, Water-colors and any other Mediums of Art. Please, no photographs... we have other threads available to post photos in.

This thread is intended for 'Aviation Art' only... Paintings, Drawings, Water-colors and any other Mediums of Art. Please, no photographs... we have other threads available to post photos in.

The U-331 was a Type VIIC U-boat of German Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was laid down on 26 January 1940 at the Nordseewerke yard at Emden, launched on 20 December 1940, and commissioned on 31 March 1941 under the command of Oberleutnant zur See Freiherr Hans-Diedrich von Tiesenhausen.

The was a Type VIIC U-boat of German Kriegsmarine during World War II. She was laid down on 26 January 1940 at the Nordseewerke yard at Emden launched on 20 December 1940 and commissioned on 31 March 1941 under the command of Oberleutnant zur See Fr

The Grumman TBF Avenger aircraft was manufactured by General Motors in World War II. THe t...

The flying machines of WWII brought back to life in colourised photos

The Grumman TBF Avenger aircraft was manufactured by General Motors in World War II. THe t...

14 in USS Pennsylvania, 1944.  Being in dry dock at the time, she survived Pearl Harbor relatively unscathed, and was not as extensively modernised thereafter as more badly damaged ships.  On 12 August 1945 (3 days before the end of WW2) she was badly damaged by torpedo bomber attack, and permanently decommissioned on the 29th.

- USS Pennsylvania, Being in dry dock at the time, she survived Pearl Harbor relatively unscathed, and was not as extensively modernised thereafter as more badly damaged ships. On 12 August 1945 days before the end of she was badly.

World War II: Battle of Midway - The USS Yorktown lists heavily to port after being struck by Japanese bombers and torpedo planes in the Battle of Midway on June 4, 1942. A destroyer stands by at right to assist as a salvage crew on the flight deck tries to right the stricken aircraft carrier. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy)

World War II: Battle of Midway and the Aleutian Campaign

The USS Yorktown lists heavily to port after being struck by Japanese bombers and torpedo planes in the Battle of Midway on June A destroyer stands by at right to assist as a salvage crew on the flight deck tries to right the stricken aircraft carrier.