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Photo #: 80-G-61533
Grumman F4F-4 "Wildcat" Fighters,
of Fighting Squadron Three (VF-3)
Receiving maintenance in a revetment at Naval Air Station, Kaneohe, Oahu, 29 May 1942, shortly before VF-3 joined USS Yorktown (CV-5) to participate in the Battle of Midway.
The plane on the left is Bureau # 5167. That on the right is Bureau # 5149.
Note camouflage netting covering the open top of this revetment.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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17 March 1999