P-47 Thunderbolt ready for action in South Pacific World War II. This 8 ton monster is powered by the P-47’s 18-cylinder, 2,600-horsepower Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp engine and strikes with 6 50 cal. machine guns. This photo was taken in 1944 at the Finschhafen air base in New Guinea.
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