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Photo #: 80-G-21929
USS Yorktown (CV-5)
Marines man the ship's forward port side 20mm gun battery, circa Spring 1942. Camera is looking aft.
Note details of gun mountings and shields, rubber non-skid mats on deck and splinter protection on the outboard side of the gun gallery. Aircraft arresting gear is visible on the flight deck, at left.
Additional information is provided in Photo # 80-G-21929 (complete caption).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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1 April 1999