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NH 97283 USS Boxer (CVA-21)

Photo #: NH 97283  USS Boxer (CVA-21)
Title: USS Boxer (CVA-21)
Description: Crewmembers spell out Boxer 75,000 Landings on the flight deck to commemorate reaching that milestone in her career. The landing was made on 19 November 1955 by Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Charles R. Smith, and his crewman, Roland W. Parker, flying an AD Skyraider of Composite Squadron 35. The original photograph was released by Commander Naval Forces Far East on 28 November 1955. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97283
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