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80-G-K-15290 USS Lexington (CV-16)

Photo #: 80-G-K-15290 USS Lexington (CV-16)
Title: USS Lexington (CV-16)
Description: USS Lexington (CV-16) Aircraft return to the carrier during the Gilberts operation, November 1943. Crewmen in the foreground are sitting on the wing of an SBD-5, as an F6F-3 lands and a TBF-1 taxiies to a parking place on the forward flight deck. Photographed by Commander Edward Steichen, USNR. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-K-15290
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