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Re: Brewster B-339 Martinique 1940
« Reply #15 on: February 20, 2021, 06:26:32 am »
Anybody would think the US Navy and Army-Air Force fought for different countries............
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Re: Brewster B-339 Martinique 1940
« Reply #16 on: February 20, 2021, 09:47:17 am »
Anybody would think the US Navy and Army-Air Force fought for different countries............

Reading histories of the period, I sometimes wonder if they spent more time fighting each other.  One source (sorry, I forget who) had the USAAF referring to the USN as the ENEMY  and Germany / Japan as the OPPOSTION
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Re: Brewster B-339 Martinique 1940
« Reply #17 on: February 21, 2021, 06:35:27 am »
Anybody would think the US Navy and Army-Air Force fought for different countries............

Reading histories of the period, I sometimes wonder if they spent more time fighting each other.  One source (sorry, I forget who) had the USAAF referring to the USN as the ENEMY  and Germany / Japan as the OPPOSTION

That's been true of the forces of many nations over time and long before man flew it was Army v Navy. Sometimes it's quite amusing, but at others (particularly during WWI for some reason) it's tragic.
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Re: Brewster B-339 Martinique 1940
« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2021, 11:50:32 am »
If coordinating air services looks like this, I'll take rivalry any day!



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Re: Brewster B-339 Martinique 1940
« Reply #19 on: February 23, 2021, 06:21:53 am »
I know what you mean Logan  :-\.

That's one of the few photos I've seen of the Roc with the turret rear lowered and the turret ready for action.
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Re: Brewster B-339 Martinique 1940
« Reply #20 on: February 24, 2021, 12:28:55 am »
I've just noticed that all three of those aircraft have their turret fairings in different configurations;

Nearest: Turret with fore & aft fairings lowered.

Middle: Turret with fore & aft fairings raised.

Farthest: Turret with forward fairing raised & aft fairing lowered.

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