National Geographic : 1945 Aug
Take-off for Japan 0 National Geographic Society Kodachrome, U. S . Navy, Oflicial Another Deadly Gift for Tojo-a Torpedo Is Loaded Aboard an Avenger "Run straight and true-no porpoising!" the chief torpedoman bids his treasured "fish." Torpedoes require constant oiling and adjusting of delicate mechanisms. Men form the same affection for their charges that a cavalryman does for his horse. Wheeled under the Avenger, the torpedo will be hoisted into its belly.