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That picture should be in the front hall of the Aviation Boatswain's Mate "A" School.That right there is some righteous world-class deck rigging.-Aesop
The Hellcat drop tanks look like they might be making a break for it, however.
The "Mighty Moo" shows how it's done......
Small fact, there was a 100 year Typhoon in the Sea of Japan the same week the original Jap home island invasion was supposed to happen. Again the sea would have saved the land of the rising sun but for the fact that we bombed them with the power of the sun a few months earlier. Spin