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The Story of Butch O’Hare, the F4F Wildcat Pilot that shot down 5 Japanese Bombers Expending only 60 Rounds of 0.50-caliber ammunition
The captain of the Lexington, Frederick Sherman, recommended O'Hare for the Congressional Medal of Honor but O'Hare refused, insisting to his captain that any one of his squadron mates would have done the same thing The first six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor were dark days for the American public....
U.S. Navy LSO explains how the U-2 intelligence plane operated on the deck of an aircraft carrier
"From the LSO perspective, the problem was that the U-2 was a glider with an engine. It did not want to stop flying," Lonny 'Eagle' McClung, former U.S. Navy LSO In the early 1950s, because of the poor quality of intelligence estimates on Soviet strategic capabilities, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Lockheed Corporation jointly developed a high-altitude single-engine reconnaissance aircraft called...
The F9F-8 paint job is not permanent thanks to the dishwashing liquid applied to latex paint On Oct. 17, 2016 the USS Lexington Museum, in Corpus Christi, Texas, unveiled the very first F9F-8 Cougar painted in pink. The aircraft will be on display on the flight deck of the World War II vintage Essex Class aircraft carrier for the whole month...

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