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Aircraft. Naval. The Vought-Sikorsky "Corsair" (F4U-1) Navy fighter, is one of the fastest warplanes in existence. Powered by a 2,000 horsepower Pratt and Whitney engine, it has a cruising speed in excess of 425 miles per hour. Its top speed is a military secret. Designed to protect the Navy's big bombers, the Corsair may be based on an aircraft carrier

Aircraft. Naval. The Vought-Sikorsky "Corsair" (F4U-1) Navy fighter, is one of the fastest warplanes in existence. Powered by a 2,000 horsepower Pratt and Whitney engine, it has a cruising speed in excess of 425 miles per hour. Its top speed is a military secret. Designed to protect the Navy's big bombers, the Corsair may be based on an aircraft carrier

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Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches).
Image source: Official U.S. Navy photo from OWI.
Title and other information from caption card.
Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Film copy on SIS roll 33, frame 860.

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01/01/1940
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