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80-G-66037 Wake Island Raid, 24 February 1942

Wake Island Raid, 24 February 1942
Title: Wake Island Raid, 24 February 1942
Caption: View showing SBD-3 Dauntless of VB-6 preparing for take off on USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6). Air group commander Lieutenant Commander Howard Young, USN, is in the following plane, as denoted by letters "GC" (Group Commander) on cowl front. Note gun gallery of .50 cal. water-cooled Brownings.
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Catalog #: 80-G-66037
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Tue, Feb 24, 1942
After this Year: 1940
Before this Year: 1949
Original Medium: BW Photo
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