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Night Shift

Marine ground crew working on a plane at night
Description: Drawing, Charcoal on Paper; by Kerr Eby; 1944; Framed Dimensions 31H X 39W
Accession #: 88-159-DJ as a Gift of Abbot Laboratories
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Aircrewmen work by floodlights as they repair a plane during the battle of Cape Gloucester on New Britain. Stark white against the ebon jungle night, they work with studied haste, their practiced hands sure and steady among the complex works of the plane engine.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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