An Englishman living in New Guinea was curious about the supercharger in a P-47 so he torched off the left wing and had 42-27609 rolled on her back. Then he hacked her belly open to look at the supercharger. Photo courtesy of Charles Darby, Pacific Wrecks and Where to Find Them , taken circa 1972
WAR OVER ON NOT . WHY IN GODS NAME WOULD ANYONE DESTROY THESE BEAUTIFUL BIRDS???