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80-G-44087 Carrier raid on Rabaul, 5 November 1943.

Carrier raid on Rabaul, 5 November 1943.
Title: Carrier raid on Rabaul, 5 November 1943.
Caption: Medical corpsmen and plane handlers removed casualties from the air group commander's TBF, just after it landed on USS SARATOGA (CV-3) after being shot up over Rabaul. The gunner, AOM Kenneth Bratton was wounded in the plane, and Photographer's Mate First Class Paul Barnett was killed while photographing a Japanese "Zero" fighter making a head-on attack on the TBF. Commander Henry H. Caldwell, the pilot, is climbing from his cockpit, after making a one-wheel landing with no flaps, ailerons or radio.
Catalog #: 80-G-44087
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Fri, Nov 05, 1943
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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