|Caption||Lexington pilots celebrated a successful attack on the Marshall Islands, Nov 1943 ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives|
|Added By||C. Peter Chen|
|Added Date||10 Sep 2006|
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|Licensing||Public Domain. According to the US National Archives, as of 21 Jul 2010:
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Famous WW2 Quote"We no longer demand anything, we want war."
Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939
4 Dec 2009 10:31:21 PM
L - R: Ens. William J. Seyfferle, Ltjg. Alfred L. Frendberg, Lcdr. Paul D. Buie, Ens. John W. Bartol, Ltjg. Dean D. Whitmore, Ltjg. Francis M. Fleming, Ltjg. Eugene R. Hanks, Ens. E.J. Rucinski, Ltjg. R.G. Johnson, Ltjg. Sven Rolfsen. Original photo caption by Cdr Edward Steichen, USNR November 1943: "Pilots pleased over their victory during the Marshall Islands attack, grin across the tail of an F6F Hellcat on board the USS Lexington, after shooting down 17 out of 20 Japanese planes heading for Tarawa."