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80-G-K-688 USS Wasp (CV-7)

Photo #: 80-G-K-688 USS Wasp USS Wasp (CV-7)
Description: Lieutenant David McCampbell, USN, Landing Signal Officer, bringing in planes, circa late 1941 or early 1942. Behind him is George E. Doc Savage, USN, Assistant Landing Signal Officer. In catwalk, foreground, are Len Ford (an enlisted man), USN, and Lieutenant Hawley Russell, USN. Note F4F Wildcats in background, overhead. Caption information provided by Captain David McCampbell, USN (Retired) in 1982. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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