Rose's Raiders - Guns Up!

    Newer Older

    A Memorial Day tribute to the servicemen and women of the Armed Forces. This is a U.S. Navy
    Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon, with nose art designated as "Rose's Raiders". Commissioned by the U.S. Navy and British Commonwealth, as a bomber and patrol aircraft in 1942. The Harpoon carried a crew of five, and one of its primary duties with the U.S. Navy was to patrol the sea for enemy submarines in the Pacific Theater during WWII. This radar equipped aircraft, filled the need for a navel land based, long range patrol bomber, which was a roll previously filled by the U.S. Army Air Force.

    Rose's Raiders is now on display at the Tillamook Air Museum in Tillamook, Oregon.

    Have a wonderful Memorial Day everyone!

    Please [Enlarge] or view in [Light Box]

    loco's photos, Paulina Meira, and 2 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Manolo Barragan [deleted] 35 months ago | reply

      Excelente fotografia, saludos

    2. loco's photos 35 months ago | reply

      A beautiful tribute, Kingdom. I love this perspective and the colors and light! Have a nice holiday!

    3. rmc sutton 35 months ago | reply

      The blues and browns contrast well.. The angle that you decided upon adds power to the craft

    4. pixelvision01 35 months ago | reply

      Superb composition and processing. The best tribute I have seen to this great aircraft.

    5. Kevin Wharton 35 months ago | reply

      Great shot, love the pov

    6. Majtek862 35 months ago | reply

      Thanks for adding this to HDR Terrorist

    7. Ana Librillana .. 35 months ago | reply

      Un precioso tributo. Saludos!!

    8. Tonys' Place ... still unwell :o( 35 months ago | reply

      Whoooo! This is terrific Kingdom. Gonna show it to two friends ...

    9. mickb6265 35 months ago | reply

      mega shot,love the pov..cheers for the tip-off,tone..!

    10. 娜 娜☂Nana 35 months ago | reply

      Its a really great colours and composition! Amazing
      Sweet Dream!!My Dear Friend

    11. YorkshireFlyer 35 months ago | reply

      Cheers Tony for sending me here. It's an absolute cracker!! Triploid. The artwork on this beauty is quite something hey!

    12. catarina.berg, returning after pneumonia 34 months ago | reply

      Very impressive, the angle is great!

    13. Triploid 34 months ago | reply

      Thanks, Catarina : )

    14. 娜 娜☂Nana 34 months ago | reply

      Sweet Dream!!My Dear Friend Triploid

    15. matilde7 ( 34 months ago | reply

      Fantastic capture !!

    16. Triploid 34 months ago | reply

      Thanks for visiting : )

    keyboard shortcuts: previous photo next photo L view in light box F favorite < scroll film strip left > scroll film strip right ? show all shortcuts