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F4F-4 Wildcat taking off from Ranger, North Africa, 8 Nov 1942

Caption   F4F-4 Wildcat taking off from Ranger, North Africa, 8 Nov 1942 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   80-G-30244
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F4F Wildcat   Main article  Photos  
Operation Torch   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Photos on Same Day 8 Nov 1942
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 25 Sep 2006

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the US National Archives, as of 21 Jul 2010:
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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
13 Aug 2008 11:04:45 PM

The yellow bands around the National Insignia were applied for Operation Torch only. Photos showing aircraft with this feature can be fairly closely identified as to date and region.
2. Commenter identity confirmed BILL says:
12 Mar 2009 06:06:30 PM

F4F-4 ready for launch from USS Ranger, CV-4 during Operation Torch.

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