Vought F4U Corsair

Lt. Reinhardt Leu flew Vought F4U Corsairs similar to this one with squadron VMF-215, based on Espiritu Santo and then Bougainville. 

Caption:
Naval aviators had unique navigational challenges in the expansive environment of the Pacific theater.
Type: Photograph
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Origin: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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Naval aviators had unique navigational challenges in the expansive environment of the Pacific theater.