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80-G-44090 Rabaul Carrier Strike, November 1943

Rabaul Carrier Strike, November 1943
Title: Rabaul Carrier Strike, November 1943
Caption: Rear Admiral Frederick C. Sherman, Task Force commander, gets good news from Commander Joseph Clifton, fighter group commander on the raid, on board USS SARATOGA (CV-3). With Admiral Sherman (in cap, center) are (l-r): Captain Robert C. Sutliffe, Commander Robert E. Dixon, & Lieutenant Albert F. Howard. Commander Clifton's fighters escorted the strike, in which 24 Japanese planes were shot down. Photo released 15 Dec. 1943. The two strikes on Rabaul occurred on 5 & 11 November 1943.
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Catalog #: 80-G-44090
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Wed, Dec 15, 1943
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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