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NH 96995 USS Badoeng Strait (CVE-116)

Photo #: NH 96995  USS Badoeng Strait (CVE-116)
Title: USS Badoeng Strait (CVE-116)
Description: Loading Marine Corps F4U-4B Corsair fighters at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, California, for transportation to Korea, July 1950. Badoeng Strait carried planes and aircrew of Marine Air Group 33 as part of the trans-Pacific movement of the First Provisional Marine Brigade, the initial Marine Corps deployment of the Korean War. She left San Diego in mid-July and arrived at Kobe, Japan on 31 July, flying her planes off the following day. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 96995
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