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Lexington pilots celebrated a successful attack on the Marshall Islands, Nov 1943

Caption   Lexington pilots celebrated a successful attack on the Marshall Islands, Nov 1943 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   80-G-470985
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 10 Sep 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
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."

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