The 65th Fighter Squadron



Aircraft Maintenance,
Crew Chiefs and Armorers



Engine change for P-47 "Nell."


Engine maintenance on a P-47.


"Pilot pick-up and weapons carrier."


"Here's the #62 series - #62 was an old razorback flown by Capt. "Red Mill" McGilvary."


"What would we have done without all those 50 gallon drums?!?!"


"What would we have done without all those 50 gallon drums?!?!"




"Check out the front view picture - left wing - leading edge - rectangular opening just right of the number 62 is the gun camera port."


That's my crew chief A. W. Kirby on the left and the gun bays of my P-47 on the right.


"Both Armorer shots are from Jim Long's negs - # 59 is Jim's P47, and that's his armorer loading his gun bays."


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