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80-G-255885 Fighter squadron seventeen (VF-17)

Fighter squadron seventeen (VF-17)
Title: Fighter squadron seventeen (VF-17)
Caption: Officers pose with the unit's scoreboard, circa February 1944. The commanding officer Lieutenant Commander John Thomas Blackburn, is in the front row, center. At the time, VF-17 was credited with 130 Japanese planes shot down.
Catalog #: 80-G-255885
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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