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80-G-255883 Fighter squadron seventeen (VF-17)

Fighter squadron seventeen (VF-17)
Title: Fighter squadron seventeen (VF-17)
Caption: Personnel stand at attention at ceremonies in which their commanding officer, Lieutenant Commander John T. Blackburn (in front of rows) receives the distinguished flying cross from Marine Major General Ralph J. Mitchell (left) on Bougainville, circa February 1944. Behind them are three of the squadron's F4U-1A "Corsair" fighters.
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Catalog #: 80-G-255883
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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