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80-G-432745 USS ESSEX (CV-9)

Title: USS ESSEX (CV-9)
Caption: Cutting cake in the officers' mess in honor of the carrier's 35000th landing on board, 21 June 1951. ESSEX was then preparing for deployment to Korean waters. Cake bears identification of squadron VC-11. Officer in center foreground is Lieutenant Junior Grade George V. Askew, whose jacket bears a VU-5 insignia patch.
Catalog #: 80-G-432745
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Thu, Jun 21, 1951
After this Year: 1950
Before this Year: 1959
Original Medium: BW Photo
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