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80-G-30362 North Africa Operation, November 1942

Photo #: 80-G-30362  North Africa Operation, November 1942
Title: North Africa Operation, November 1942
Description: Testing machine guns of Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat fighters aboard USS Ranger (CV-4), while en route from the U.S. to North African waters, circa early November 1942. Note the special markings used during this operation, with a yellow ring painted around the national insignia on aircraft fuselages. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-30362
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