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80-G-236955 Battle of the Philippine Sea, June 1944

Photo #: 80-G-236955  Battle of the Philippine Sea, June 1944
Title: Battle of the Philippine Sea, June 1944
Description: An F6F-3 Hellcat fighter lands aboard USS Lexington (CV-16) during the Marianas Turkey Shoot phase of the battle, 19 June 1944. Note manned 40mm guns in the foreground, and 20mm guns along the starboard side of the flight deck. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-236955
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