P-47 Mascot

Dog Mascot P-47 Thunderbolt WW2 Color Photo

Unit mascot sits proudly in the nose of a P-47 Thunderbolt fighter. (U.S. Air Force WW2 Photo)


 

Panzer IV Color Photo

Rare color photograph of a camouflaged Panzer IV knocked out in Normandy in 1944. From the markings and camouflage, the Panzer IV appears to be from the German Panzer Lehr Division. U.S. Air Force Photo.

Panzer Lehr Division Panzer IV in Normandy, 1944, WWII
 

Me 262 Jet on the Autobahn

Color Photo Me 262 Jet Fighter of WW2

A U.S. soldier looks over a captured Luftwaffe Me 262 jet camouflaged in the forest along the edge of the autobahn near the end of WW2. (US Air Force Photo)


 

WAVES Photos

WAVES Wash Navy Airplane in WW2 - Color Photograph

Two WAVES wash a North American SNJ plane. (U.S. Navy Photograph)

WAVES WWII Tour USS Missouri Color Picture

WAVES tour the USS Missouri (BB-63). (U.S. Navy Photograph)


 

Mobile Training

A mobile training unit instructs B-17 crew and ground crew in the servicing of the B-17 oxygen system at a U.S. base in England in 1944. The veteran B-17 Flying Fortress “Flak Alley Lil” of the 305th BG is parked in the background. (U.S. Air Force Photo.)

Mobile Training
 

Idiots’ Delight

Color photograph of the B-17 Flying Fortress “Idiots’ Delight” of Eighth Air Force in England. The original caption states the M/Sgt is Penrose A. Bingham of Reading, Pennsylvania. The B-17 “Idiots’ Delight” served with the 332nd Bomb Squadron, 94th Bomb Group and later with the 710th Bomb Squadron, 447th Bomb Group. (U.S. Air Force Photograph.)

B-17 Nose Art -- Idiots Delight

B-17 Flying Fortress "Idiots' Delight" (U.S. Air Force Photo.)

Fortress of the Sky

Boeing color film from 1943 telling the story of the B-17 Flying Fortress.

“Here is the story of the B-17. THE FLYING FORTRESS. The research, engineering and production genius which built this airplane has since given America its great new aerial weapon… the BOEING B-29 SUPERFORTRESS.”

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Cannons on Wings

WWII color film produced by Bell Aircraft Corporation showing the design, assembly-line construction, and deployment of Bell Aircraft’s fighter planes with emphasis on the Bell P-39 Airacobra.

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USMC Trucks

Color photographs of USMC trucks and men at New River, North Carolina in May 1942 from the Library of Congress.

WW2 Color Photographs Marine Uniforms U.S. Marine Corps Trucks Color Photographs of WWII USMC Color Photo Trucks WW2
 

P-51 Mustang and P-38 Lightning Heritage Flight

A P-51 Mustang and P-38 Lightning lead a heritage flight formation over Langley Air Force Base in May 2004. The four generations of USAF fighters include an A-10 Thunderbolt II, F-86 Sabre, P-38 Lightning and P-51 Mustang. (AF.mil, U.S. Air Force Photographs by T/Sgt. Ben Bloker.)

P-51 Mustang Color Photograph of WW2 Fighters P-51 Mustang WW2 Color Pictures P-38 Lightning Color Photograph - Heritage Flight