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F4U-1D of VF-5 on USS Franklin (CV-13) 1945 receiving permission to take off from member of the deck crew. US Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation. The white diamond on the plane's tail identifies it as being from Franklin.

USS Franklin Fields More Fighters (Part 2 of 2)

(Read part 1: USS Franklin Aircraft: Corsairs, Helldivers, And More!) After finishing her repairs from the October 30, 1944 kamikaze...