uss-edsall: Vought F4U-4 “Corsair” (Bureau No. 81712), of…

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Vought F4U-4 “Corsair” (Bureau No. 81712), of Fighter Squadron 791 (VF-791) makes vapor rings with its propeller as it takes off from USS Boxer (CV-21) for a Korean War air strike.
Photo is dated 6 July 1951.
Note small bombs under the plane’s wings and flight deck distance markings. The “Corsair” is just passing the 500-foot point.