TBF and F4F aircraft, from USS Marcus Island, in practice maneuvers while en route to Peleliu, Palau Islands in World War II
Pacific Ocean Date:1944, September 7 Duration:1 min 54 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Navy Task Force engaged in practice maneuvers while headed for Peleliu, Palau Islands in World War 2. Closeups of Grumman TBF Avenger aircraft, with canopies open, flying in formation,as viewed from one of the aircraft in the formation. Several of the TBFs skim the water surface in simulated torpedo runs. Two Grumman F4F Wildcat aircraft in flight. A flight of three F4Fs. Close view of TBFs on downwind leg in landing pattern,abeam the Escort Carrier USS Marcus Island (CVE-77), with landing gear down and tail hooks extended.
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