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« on: December 20, 2008, 09:19:01 PM »

Google and Life have teamed up to post an archive of photos from Life Magazine.  I was mucking about and came up with this nice color photo from WWII of a M2 HST & P-47:


There's also a good photo of a B-36 in the Convair factory with two M2s hooked up to the main gear getting ready to haul it out of the factory.



I thought they were worth sharing,

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« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2008, 01:10:34 PM »

Nice pictures Douglas. Thanks for sharing!

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« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2010, 01:12:47 PM »

This link to some pictures from Iwo Jima was posted on another message board:  http://picasaweb.google.com/7thfighter/ ... 0448181842]http://[url=http://picasaweb.google.com/7thfighter/IwoJima?authkey=Gv1sRgCIW06db_6oth&feat=email#slideshow/5299163150448181842]http://picasaweb.google.com/7thfighter/ ... 0448181842

Among the photos is this one showing an M2 with boom rigged to salvage parts from some wrecked P-51s:  

Crashed B-29 with M2 in attendance:  

Note:  Several photos are repeated throughout the gallery, so it's tough to tell when you reach the end and start to recycle.  The comparison photos from 1945/2010 are also interesting.

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« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2010, 02:39:52 AM »

those are really old aircraft.

i don't think they are still working today.

I think it would be better to put them on museum

for viewing purposes.
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