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P-47 Thunderbolt Tribute

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Tribute to the aircrews and ground crews who operated the P-47 Thunderbolt in all theaters during WWII.

Allied fighter pilots versus the Luftwaffe in Western Europe, 1945.

Scenes include: Activities of the 8th Air Force Fighter Command in Europe. 

Operation Teapot Military Effects Studies

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Operation Teapot consisted of 14 nuclear tests detonated from February 18 to May 15, 1955.

P-47 Thunderbolt Assembly

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Uncrating and Assembly of the P-47 Thunderbolt Aircraft. 
Presented by the Army Air Force School of applied Tactics.
Made in cooperation with Republic Aviation Corporation 1943.

F-100 Strike Films

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A compilation of 510TFS F-100 Strike Films from Bien Hoa Air Base, Republic of Vietnam during 1969.  The video was compiled and arranged to music by Stephen Tanner.

BOSNIA: F-16 Pilot Rescued

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BOSNIA: F-16 PILOT RESCUED: Captain Scott O'Grady F-16 pilot shot down by the Bosnian Serbs on 2.6.95, was rescued, after six days living rough and in hiding. Early this morning another F-16 picked up his SOS signal from the ground, and at dawn two helicopters, accompanied by jets, were dispatched to Bosnia to rescue him, coming under fire as they did so.

Interview with Charlie Mohrle

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During the 2007 510th Fighter Squadron Association reunion at Hampton Virginia, the 510th hired a camera crew to capture the memories of various members.  Here is a compilation of WWII P-47 Fighter Ace Charlie Mohrle, who recounts numerous stories about the P-47 and his time in the European Theater during WWII.

F-100 Cluster Bomb Run

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F-100 jet dropping cluster bombs over the Jungle.  The Buzzards were stationed out of Bein Hoa, Vietnam.

The Mighty Eigth

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At one time in the days before Pearl Harbor, it had been hoped that it would be possible for the RAF to test the Thunderbolt in combat in the Middle East. However, production difficulties caused the British Air Ministry to be informed in September 1941 that it was not a good idea to do this until all the bugs had been wrung out of the design.

LSC Loads F-16 during Open Base Day

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510th LSC loads static F-16 during Open Base Day in 2000.  The video shows the loading of GBU munitions to the 31st OSS jet.