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80-G-255882 Lieutenant Commander John T. Blackburn

Lieutenant Commander John T. Blackburn
Title: Lieutenant Commander John T. Blackburn
Caption: Commanding officer of fighter squadron 17, receives the distinguished flying cross from MGEN Ralph J Mitchell, USMC, in a ceremony on Bougainville, circa February 1944. They are standing before the VF-17 "Scoreboard", which claimed 130 Japanese planes claimed shot down by the squadron to date.
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Catalog #: 80-G-255882
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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