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80-G-258198 Commander David McCampbell, USN, (Commander, Air Group Fifteen)

Photo #: 80-G-258198  Commander David McCampbell, USN, (Commander, Air Group Fifteen)
Description: In the cockpit of his F6F Hellcat fighter, showing flags denoting 30 Japanese planes he has shot down. The F6F is on board USS Essex (CV-9), 29 October 1944. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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