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NH 97270 USS Essex (CVA-9)

Photo #: NH 97270  USS Essex (CVA-9)
Title: USS Essex (CVA-9)
Description: Underway during her first Korean War deployment, circa August 1951-March 1952. Two F2H-2 Banshees of Fighter Squadron 172 (VF-172) are flying by in the foreground, preparing to land. Nearest plane is Bureau # 124954. The other is probably Bu # 124969. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97270
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