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80-G-215155 Carrier raid on Truk, 17-18 February 1944.

Carrier raid on Truk, 17-18 February 1944.
Title: Carrier raid on Truk, 17-18 February 1944.
Caption: Japanese ammunition ship explodes following a dive-bombing attack by a U.S. plane. The pilot and crew of the aircraft are presumed lost, since their plane was caught in the terrific blast. Dublon Island is at right and Eten Island Airfield is in the middle distance. Facilities on both are afire. Photographed 17 February 1944, the first day of raids.
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Catalog #: 80-G-215155
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Thu, Feb 17, 1944
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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