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Air Attack

Crews of the landing crafts spreading a smoke screen
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by James Turnbull; 1945; Unframed Dimensions 23H X 31W
Accession #: 88-159-KM as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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LCVP's are laying a smoke screen around the ships anchored in Lingayen Gulf. Bomber and kamikaze attacks usually came in the few minutes of twilight either before sunrise or after sunset (especially suicide attacks). The men are elated over the downing of an enemy plane by our ack- ack fire.                        

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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