On This Day…November 18th.
Recovery of a crashed aircraft in Billington, Huron County, Ontario on 18th November 1943. There are few details of this event, my own thoughts are it’s the remains of an early Siskin of the Royal Canadian Air Force; be very pleased to hear any other theories.
A B-24D Liberator (of the 42nd Bomb Squadron) being loaded with fragmentation bombs at Funafuti, during the battle for the Gilbert Islands, November 18 1943.
Advert for the Navy run on 18th November, 1942…
‘Der Adler’ (the Eagle) was a biweekly Nazi propaganda magazine published by the Scherl Verlag, with the support of the Luftwaffe High Command from 1939 to 1944. From the November 18th 1941 issue…
“The Bolshevist enemy has been overthrown, but the German aircraft armament industry continues to work at high pressure for the last decisive struggle, for final victory. A view of an assembly shed where the famous Junkers Ju 88 bombers are nearing completion”.
F6F-3N Hellcat (319) on board the escort carrier USS Solomons (CVE-67) – Rhode Island November 18, 1944. The weathering patterns on this aircraft are really interesting and not something you see in many model builds.
A wounded American soldier is helped to a helicopter for evac from Ia Drang Valley area, near Plei Me, Vietnam, November 18, 1965.