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Photo #: 80-G-11637
Battle of Midway, June 1942
Grumman TBF-1 (Bureau # 00380) "Avenger" of Torpedo Squadron Eight (VT-8), photographed at Midway, 24-25 June 1942, prior to shipment back to the United States for post-battle evaluation.
This badly damaged plane was the only survivor of six VT-8 TBFs that had attacked the Japanese carrier force in the morning of 4 June.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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15 March 1999