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80-G-11664 USS Yorktown (CV-5)

Photo #: 80-G-11664  USS Yorktown (CV-5)
Description: Two Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless scout bombers of Scouting Squadron Five (VS-5) fly past the ship, during operations in the Coral Sea, circa April 1942. Planes parked on the flight deck, in the foreground, are Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat fighters of Fighting Squadron 42 (VF-42). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-11664
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