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80-G-236842 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16)

USS LEXINGTON (CV-16)
Title: USS LEXINGTON (CV-16)
Caption: Officers and crewman admire Japanese flags painted on the carrier's island, commemorating 143 "kills" claimed by her air group sixteen. Photographed 21 June 1944, immediately after The Battle of The Philippine Sea. Officer pointing at right is CARP J.F. Perkins.
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Catalog #: 80-G-236842
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Wed, Jun 21, 1944
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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