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Crew of the Patrol Squadron 23 (VP-23) PBY-5A patrol bomber that found the approaching Japanese fleetPilots of the four Patrol Squadron 24 (VP-24) and Patrol Squadron 51 (VP-51) PBY-5A "Catalina" patrol bombers that flew the torpedo attack mission against the Japanese fleet
Crew of the Patrol Squadron 23 (VP-23) PBY-5A patrol bomber that found the approaching Japanese fleet's Midway Occupation Force at the start of the battlePilots of the four Patrol Squadron 24 (VP-24) and Patrol Squadron 51 (VP-51) PBY-5A "Catalina" patrol bombers that flew the torpedo attack mission against the Japanese fleet's Midway Occupation Force
Close-up of the nose of a PBY Catalina aircraft being serviced at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, Aug 1942National Youth Administration trainee Elmer Pace working on a PBY Catalina aircraft, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, Aug 1942
Close-up of the nose of a PBY Catalina aircraft being serviced at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, Aug 1942National Youth Administration trainee Elmer Pace working on a PBY Catalina aircraft, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, Aug 1942
US Navy ordnanceman Jesse Rhodes Waller posing with a M1919 Browning machine gun next to a PBY Catalina aircraft, Naval Air Station, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, Aug 1942, photo 1 of 3US Navy ordnanceman Jesse Rhodes Waller posing with a M1919 Browning machine gun next to a PBY Catalina aircraft, Naval Air Station, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, Aug 1942, photo 2 of 3
US Navy ordnanceman Jesse Rhodes Waller posing with a M1919 Browning machine gun next to a PBY Catalina aircraft, Naval Air Station, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, Aug 1942, photo 1 of 3US Navy ordnanceman Jesse Rhodes Waller posing with a M1919 Browning machine gun next to a PBY Catalina aircraft, Naval Air Station, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, Aug 1942, photo 2 of 3
US Navy ordnanceman Jesse Rhodes Waller posing with a M1919 Browning machine gun next to a PBY Catalina aircraft, Naval Air Station, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, Aug 1942, photo 3 of 3PBY-5A Catalina on the ramp probably at NAS Isla Grande, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Aug or Sep 1942.
US Navy ordnanceman Jesse Rhodes Waller posing with a M1919 Browning machine gun next to a PBY Catalina aircraft, Naval Air Station, Corpus Christi, Texas, United States, Aug 1942, photo 3 of 3PBY-5A Catalina on the ramp probably at NAS Isla Grande, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Aug or Sep 1942.
Overhead aerial view of a Consolidated PBY Catalina patrol aircraft over the Atlantic, late 1942.A United States Navy patrol PBY Catalina turned upside down by heavy winds at Dutch Harbor, Alaska, 2 Nov 1942. Note another PBY askew in the left background.
Overhead aerial view of a Consolidated PBY Catalina patrol aircraft over the Atlantic, late 1942.A United States Navy patrol PBY Catalina turned upside down by heavy winds at Dutch Harbor, Alaska, 2 Nov 1942. Note another PBY askew in the left background.
B-24 Liberator and PBY-5A Catalina aircraft at Naval Station Midway, Dec 1942A PBY Catalina flying past the Escort Carrier USS Sangamon at anchor in the Solomons, 1943.
B-24 Liberator and PBY-5A Catalina aircraft at Naval Station Midway, Dec 1942A PBY Catalina flying past the Escort Carrier USS Sangamon at anchor in the Solomons, 1943.
Australian Catalina aircraft being serviced by No. 1 Flying Boat Maintenance Unit RAAF in Bowen, Queensland, Australia, early 1943General Thomas Holcomb reading a book during a flight on a PBY Catalina between unknown Pacific Islands, circa 1943
Australian Catalina aircraft being serviced by No. 1 Flying Boat Maintenance Unit RAAF in Bowen, Queensland, Australia, early 1943General Thomas Holcomb reading a book during a flight on a PBY Catalina between unknown Pacific Islands, circa 1943
Lend Lease PBY Catalina in Soviet service, date and location unknown.PBY-5A aircraft in flight, 1942-1943
Lend Lease PBY Catalina in Soviet service, date and location unknown.PBY-5A aircraft in flight, 1942-1943
US Navy personnel freeing a PBY-5A Catalina aircraft from frozen waters in the Aleutian Islands at Kodiak Bay, US Territory of Alaska, May 1942-Jan 1943A PBY-5 Catalina of US Navy Patrol Squadron VP-11 on the Sepik River in Australian New Guinea bringing supplies to a coast-watcher working in the area, Jan 1943
US Navy personnel freeing a PBY-5A Catalina aircraft from frozen waters in the Aleutian Islands at Kodiak Bay, US Territory of Alaska, May 1942-Jan 1943A PBY-5 Catalina of US Navy Patrol Squadron VP-11 on the Sepik River in Australian New Guinea bringing supplies to a coast-watcher working in the area, Jan 1943
US Navy PBY Catalina on its take-off run, location unknown, Jan 1943PBY-5 Catalinas from Fleet Air Wing 4 in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, Jan 11, 1943. Note four Mk-37 aerial depth charges under wings, with two more and one 500-pound general purpose bomb on bomb cart.
US Navy PBY Catalina on its take-off run, location unknown, Jan 1943PBY-5 Catalinas from Fleet Air Wing 4 in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, Jan 11, 1943. Note four Mk-37 aerial depth charges under wings, with two more and one 500-pound general purpose bomb on bomb cart.

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