USAF Museum WWII Collection, Dayton, OH Photos

The National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, OH has a large World War II aviation collection comprising fighters, bombers and captured enemy aircraft.

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Entrance atrium & IMAX Theater at National Museum of the United States Air Force. Dayton, OH.Hawker Hurricane MKIIA at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Servicing a Hawker Hurricane MKIIA at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.De Havilland DH 98 Mosquito at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Entrance atrium & IMAX Theater (1991) at National Museum of the United States Air Force. Dayton, OH. Hawker Hurricane MKIIA (1939-42) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Servicing a Hawker Hurricane MKIIA (1939-42) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.De Havilland DH 98 Mosquito (1941) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Supermarine Spitfire Mk. Vc at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Supermarine Spitfire PR.XI at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Nose of Supermarine Spitfire PR.XI at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Seversky P-35s pursuit fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Supermarine Spitfire Mk. Vc (1941) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Supermarine Spitfire PR.XI (1943-6) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Nose of Supermarine Spitfire PR.XI at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Seversky P-35s (1937-8) pursuit fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Curtiss P-36A Hawk fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Lockheed P-38L Lightning fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Bell P-39Q Airacobra fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Curtiss P-40E Warhawk fighter used by Flying Tigers in China at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Curtiss P-36A Hawk (1938) fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Lockheed P-38L Lightning (1940) fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Bell P-39Q Airacobra (1941) fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Curtiss P-40E Warhawk (1942) fighter used by Flying Tigers in China at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Curtiss P-40E Warhawk fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Curtiss P-40E Warhawk fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Republic P-47D Razorback Thunderbolt fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Republic P-47D Bubble Canopy Thunderbolt fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Curtiss P-40E Warhawk (1942) fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Curtiss P-40E Warhawk (1942) fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Republic P-47D Razorback Thunderbolt (1942) fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Republic P-47D Bubble Canopy Thunderbolt (1942) fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
North American P-51D Mustang fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Northrop P-61C Black Widow fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Northrop P-61C Black Widow fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Bell P-63E Kingcobra fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
North American P-51D Mustang (1940) fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Northrop P-61C Black Widow (1943) fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Northrop P-61C Black Widow (1943) fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Bell P-63E Kingcobra fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
British Bristol Beaufighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas A-20G Havoc dive bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas A-20G Havoc at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas A-24 dive bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
British Bristol Beaufighter (1940) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas A-20G Havoc (1943) dive bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas A-20G Havoc (1943) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas A-24 (1941) dive bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Douglas A-24 dive bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.North American A-36A Apache at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Sikorsky R-6A Hoverfly II helicopter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Douglas A-24 (1941) dive bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.North American A-36A Apache (1942) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Sikorsky R-6A Hoverfly II (1943) helicopter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (1935-45) bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Nose art of Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas B-18 Bolo bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas B-18 Bolo bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas B-18 Bolo bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Nose art of Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (1935-45) bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas B-18 Bolo (1935-41) bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas B-18 Bolo (1935-41) bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas B-18 Bolo (1935-41) bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Consolidated B-24D Liberator bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Nose art of Consolidated B-24D Liberator bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Tail of Consolidated B-24D Liberator bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.North American B-25B Mitchell bomber as used by Doolittle Raid at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Consolidated B-24D Liberator (1943-4) bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Nose art of Consolidated B-24D Liberator (1943-4) bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Tail of Consolidated B-24D Liberator (1943-4) bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.North American B-25B Mitchell (1940) bomber as used by Doolittle Raid at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
North American B-25B Mitchell bomber as used by Doolittle Raid at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Nose of North American B-25B Mitchell bomber as used by Doolittle Raid at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Bombay of North American B-25B Mitchell bomber as used by Doolittle Raid at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Martin B-26G Marauder bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
North American B-25B Mitchell (1940) bomber as used by Doolittle Raid at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Nose of North American B-25B Mitchell (1940) bomber as used by Doolittle Raid at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Bombay of North American B-25B Mitchell (1940) bomber as used by Doolittle Raid at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Martin B-26G Marauder (1940) bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Boeing B-29 Superfortress Bockscar bomber which dropped the Fat Man atomic bomb on Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945 at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Bombardier's position of Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Engines of Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Fat Man atomic bomb model under Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Boeing B-29 Superfortress (1942) Bockscar bomber which dropped the Fat Man atomic bomb on Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945 at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Bombardier's position of Boeing B-29 Superfortress (1942) bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Engines of Boeing B-29 Superfortress (1942) bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Fat Man atomic bomb model under Boeing B-29 Superfortress (1942) bomber at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Fat Man atomic bomb model at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Little Boy atomic bomb model as dropped on Hiroshima by Enola Gay B-29 on Aug. 6, 1945 at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Little Boy atomic bomb model as dropped on Hiroshima by Enola Gay B-29 on Aug. 6, 1945 at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Beech AT-11 Kansan trainer at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Fat Man atomic bomb model at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Little Boy atomic bomb model as dropped on Hiroshima by Enola Gay B-29 on Aug. 6, 1945 at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Little Boy atomic bomb model as dropped on Hiroshima by Enola Gay B-29 on Aug. 6, 1945 at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Beech AT-11 Kansan trainer (1941-5) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Curtiss C-46D Commando cargo plane at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Curtiss C-46D Commando carried cargo over Burma Hump at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Cargo unloading from Curtiss C-46D Commando at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas C-47D Skytrain at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Curtiss C-46D Commando (1940) cargo plane at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Curtiss C-46D Commando (1940) carried cargo over Burma Hump at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Cargo unloading from Curtiss C-46D Commando (1940) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Douglas C-47D Skytrain (1940) (aka Gooney Bird) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Nose of Douglas C-47D Skytrain at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Beech AT-10 Wichita trainer at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Beech C-45H Expeditor transport at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Curtiss AT-9 Jeep/Fledgling trainer at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Nose of Douglas C-47D Skytrain (1940) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Beech AT-10 Wichita (1941-3) trainer at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Beech C-45H Expeditor (1939-45) transport at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Curtiss AT-9 Jeep/Fledgling (1942-3) trainer at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Consolidated OA-10 Catalina at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Consolidated OA-10 Catalina airboat at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Consolidated OA-10 Catalina airboat at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Waco CG-4A Hadrian troop/cargo glider at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Consolidated OA-10 Catalina (Air Forces' version of Navy PBY) (1935) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Consolidated OA-10 Catalina airboat (1935) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Consolidated OA-10 Catalina airboat (1935) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Waco CG-4A Hadrian troop/cargo glider (1943-4) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Macchi MC.200 Saetta Italian fighter plane at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.German Flak 36 88mm WWII multipurpose antiaircraft gun at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.German Junkers Ju 88D-1/Trop fighter/bomber with aerial photography pod at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.German Focke-Wulf Fw 190D-9 fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Macchi MC.200 Saetta (Lightning) Italian fighter plane (mid 1930s) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.German Flak (Flieger Abwehr-Kanone) 36 88mm WWII multipurpose antiaircraft gun at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.German Junkers Ju 88D-1/Trop (1936-45) fighter/bomber with aerial photography pod at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.German Focke-Wulf Fw 190D-9 (1939-43) fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
German Messerschmitt Me 262A Schwalbe jet fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.German Messerschmitt Me 262A Schwalbe jet fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.German Messerschmitt Me 163B Komet jet fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Republic/Ford JB-2 Loon at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
German Messerschmitt Me 262A Schwalbe (Swallow) (1942-44) jet fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.German Messerschmitt Me 262A Schwalbe (Swallow) (1942-44) jet fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.German Messerschmitt Me 163B Komet (1943-44) jet fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Republic/Ford JB-2 Loon (1945) (American copy of German V-1 Buzz Bomb) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Rocket engine tail of Republic/Ford JB-2 Loon at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.German-designed V-2 rocket at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Japanese Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Japanese Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Rocket engine tail of Republic/Ford JB-2 Loon (1945) (American copy of German V-1 Buzz Bomb) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.German-designed V-2 rocket (1945) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Japanese Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero (1939) fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Japanese Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero (1939) fighter at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.
Japanese Kawanishi N1K2-Ja Shiden Kai Japanese at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Japanese MXY7-K1 Trainer for kamikaze suicide rocket bomb pilots at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.

Japanese Kawanishi N1K2-Ja Shiden Kai (George) Japanese at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.Japanese MXY7-K1 Trainer for kamikaze suicide rocket bomb pilots (end of WWII) at National Museum of USAF. Dayton, OH.


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