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NH 43658 Darwin Raid

Photo #: NH 43658  Darwin Raid
Title: Darwin Raid
Description: 19 February 1942 USS William B. Preston (AVD-7) underway during the Japanese carrier air raid on Darwin, Australia. She was able to get underway as the attack began and, despite one hit and several near misses by enemy bombs, escaped to sea. Courtesy of Arthur W. Thomas. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 43658
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