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80-G-220348 Lieutenant junior grade Ira C. Kepford

Lieutenant junior grade Ira C. Kepford
Title: Lieutenant junior grade Ira C. Kepford
Caption: Pose by the cockpit of a Vought F4U "Corsair," 22 March 1944. Flying this type of plane with Fighter Squadron 17 (VF-17) in the Solomon Islands in November 1943-February 1944, he shot down 16 Japanese planes, to become the Navy's then leading "Ace ."
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Catalog #: 80-G-220348
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Wed, Mar 22, 1944
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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