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Aerial view of the naval base at Yokosuka, Japan, 18 Apr 1942, photo 2 of 2; photo taken by one of the Doolittle raiders

Caption   Aerial view of the naval base at Yokosuka, Japan, 18 Apr 1942, photo 2 of 2; photo taken by one of the Doolittle raiders ww2dbase
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Photos on Same Day 18 Apr 1942
Photos at Same Place Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 14 Oct 2012

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1. C. John Campbell says:
11 May 2015 09:12:18 PM

This is a 35 mm snapshot taken by Lt. Clayton J. Campbell, navigator on plane 13. It was taken from the right navigators window. It is the third of four pictures taken on the flight. The original has two rows of smudges across the top that are anti aircraft fire from the ships in the bay.
2. David Mattingly says:
13 Dec 2015 05:21:16 AM

The buildings in the center of the picture were used as bachelor enlisted quarters when I was stationed on the USS Midway at Yokosuka. 1974-77

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Lat/Long 35.2900, 139.6600
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