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Photo #: 80-G-12147
USS Pensacola (CA-24)
Alongside the Sand Island pier, Midway, disembarking Marine reinforcements, 25 June 1942.
Aircraft in the foreground, with damaged tail, is a TBF-1 "Avenger" (Bureau # 00380), the only survivor of six Torpedo Squadron Eight (VT-8) TBFs that attacked the Japanese fleet on 4 June 1942.
Ship in the right distance is probably USS Ballard (AVD-10).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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18 March 1999