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Photo #: 80-G-K-4597 (Color)
USS Missouri (BB-63)
The pilot of a Vought OS2U floatplane unstraps his flight log from his leg, after returning from a flight. The airplane is on the catapult behind him. Photographed during the ship's shakedown cruise, circa August 1944.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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9 February 1999