Nose guns of a P-38 Lightning aircraft lighting up the night sky as an armorer test-fired weapons after routine maintenance, date unknown

[Photo] Nose guns of a P-38 Lightning aircraft lighting up the night sky as an armorer test-fired weapons after routine maintenance, date unknown

Nose guns of a Lockheed Lightning aircraft lighting up the night sky as an armorer test-fired weapons after routine maintenance, date unknown

P-38 Lightning aircraft being built at the Lockheed factory in Burbank, California, date unknown

[Photo] P-38 Lightning aircraft being built at the Lockheed factory in Burbank, California, United States, date unknown

My aunt Phyllis went out to Burbank, California to work in the Lockheed building Lightening P airplanes while her husband Orson served WWII overseas

USAAF Major Richard Bong with his P-38 Lightning aircraft 'Marge', date unknown. He died shortly after the war in a crash of the one of the first production jet fighter, a P-80.

[Photo] USAAF Major Richard Bong with his P-38 Lightning aircraft 'Marge', date unknown

USAAF Major Richard Bong with his Lightning aircraft 'Marge', date unknown. He died shortly after the war in a crash of the one of the first production jet fighter, a

Lockheed P-38L Lightning. My high school Chemistry teacher, Mr Williams, flew one of these in Europe during WWII. It was all too easy to get him off subject and recounting war stories!

WWII era fighter aircraft - Lockheed Lightning: "Fork-Tailed Devil" the Germans were very fearful of this American fighter described as screaming death

P-38L Lightning aircraft flying in formation during Lockheed test pilot Milo Burcham's funeral southern California United States 25 February 1945.

Lightning aircraft flying in formation during Lockheed test pilot Milo Burcham's funeral southern California United States 25 February

A formation of P-38 Lightning aircraft of the 20th Fighter Group over France June 1944.

Would like to know more about this formation of Lightning aircraft of the Fighter Group over France June Looks like 3 diamonds and 4 finger-fours. No cumbersome elements of fighters later in the war.

USAAF Major Richard Bong in his P-38 Lightning aircraft 'Marge', date unknown, photo 2 of 2

[Photo] USAAF Major Richard Bong in his P-38 Lightning aircraft 'Marge', date unknown, photo 2 of 2

Fighter/Cargo/Bomber/Attack Major Richard Bong ,top scoring American ace of WWII ,sits in his Lightning "Marge"

WASP pilot Ruth Dailey climbing into a P-38 Lightning aircraft, 28 Nov 1944.

[Photo] WASP pilot Ruth Dailey climbing into a P-38 Lightning aircraft, 28 Nov 1944

[Photo] WASP pilot Ruth Dailey climbing into a Lightning aircraft, 28 Nov 1944

P-38E Lightning aircraft with experimental wings, southern California, United States, 1943

[Photo] P-38E Lightning aircraft with experimental wings, southern California, United States, 1943

Lightning aircraft with experimental wings, southern California, United States, 1943 Source United States Government Added By C.

P-38G Lightning aircraft with retractable ski landing gear, Ladd Field, Fairbanks, US Territory of Alaska, winter of 1943-1944, photo 1 of 2

[Photo] P-38G Lightning aircraft with retractable ski landing gear, Ladd Field, Fairbanks, US Territory of Alaska, winter of 1943-1944, photo 1 of 2

Lightning aircraft with retractable ski landing gear, Ladd Field, Fairbanks, US Territory of Alaska, winter of photo 1 of 2

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