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80-G-33106: USS Enterprise (CV-6), 1945

USS Enterprise (CV-6), 1945.    Group of Navy planes flying in formation over USS Enterprise (CV 6) prior to her entrance into Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii.  Reception given ship by airman displayed the enthusiasm of men in the Pacific for backing nation’s Seventh War Loan Drive.   Note the formation of planes forming a big “E”.    Photographed by PhoM 3/C James E. Benton, 30 May 1945.   Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.   (2014/7/16).
Caption: USS Enterprise (CV-6), 1945. Group of Navy planes flying in formation over USS Enterprise (CV 6) prior to her entrance into Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii. Reception given ship by airman displayed the enthusiasm of men in the Pacific for backing nation’s Seventh War Loan Drive. Note the formation of planes forming a big “E”. Photographed by PhoM 3/C James E. Benton, 30 May 1945. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2014/7/16).
Accession #: 80-G-33106
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