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80-G-K-15297 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16)

USS LEXINGTON (CV-16)
Title: USS LEXINGTON (CV-16)
Caption: Flight deck tractor races down the flight deck to pick up another plane, during the Gilberts Operation, November 1943. Planes in foreground are Douglas SBD-5s, of VB-16. Tractor is a modified farm vehicle. Photographed by Commander Edward Steichen, USNR.
Description:
Catalog #: 80-G-K-15297
Copyright Owner: National Archives
Original Creator: Photo by Commander Edward Steichen, USNR.
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: Color Photo
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