World War II – Suspension of a bomb on the P-47 “Thunderbolt”

World War II - P-47 Thunderbolt

World War 2 Photo – Suspension of an air bomb under the wing of the American fighter-bomber P-47 “Thunderbolt”. The inscription on the bomb: Compliments of the Hell-Hawks.
Republic P-47 Thunderbolt – fighter-bomber of the Second World War, the largest single-engine fighter of those times. He was one of the main fighters of the US Air Force during the war, especially well served as an aircraft-attack aircraft. Thanks to the radial engine and the protected petrol tanks was distinguished by high survivability. By the end of the war, the P-47 was the most massive US fighter, and was also supplied to the USSR by lend-lease.

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