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80-G-61533 Grumman F4F-4 "Wildcat" Fighters

Photo #: 80-G-61533  Grumman F4F-4 "Wildcat" Fighters
Title: Grumman F4F-4 "Wildcat" Fighters
Description: Photo #: 80-G-61533 Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat Fighters, of Fighting Squadron Three (VF-3) Receiving maintenance in a revetment at Naval Air Station, Kaneohe, Oahu, 29 May 1942, shortly before VF-3 joined USS Yorktown (CV-5) to participate in the Battle of Midway. The plane on the left is Bureau # 5167. That on the right is Bureau # 5149. Note camouflage netting covering the open top of this revetment. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-61533
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