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80-G-283564 Carrier Raids on Western New Guinea, April 1944

Photo #: 80-G-283564  Carrier Raids on Western New Guinea, April 1944
Description: A USS Boston (CA-69) OS2U Kingfisher floatplane returns to the cruiser after rescuing a crewman of a downed TBF bomber, during raids on Japanese targets in the Hollandia Area, 21 April 1944. ARM2c W.R. Kesey is on the wing. AOM3c B.A. Kanitcer is in the rear cockpit. The OS2U's pilot is not identified. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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