American P-51D “Mustang” fighter is trying to land with a damaged tail stabilizer

P-51D Mustang

The American North American P-51 Mustang fighter from the 45th squadron is landing with a tail stabilizer damaged by Japanese anti-aircraft artillery.
Airfield on the island of Iwo Jima. In the right, bottom of the picture is visible mountain Suribati.

Since April 1945, the North American P-51 Mustang fighters, taking off from the island of Iwo Jima, were able to cover the B-29 “Superfortress” bombers, which raided targets in Japan.

Location: Iwo Jima, Japan
Image Date: 1945

In : 1945

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