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Wake Island Raid 5-6 October 1943

Wake Island Raid, 5-6 October 1943. Airfield and other facilities on Wake burn during attacks by planes from Rear Admiral A. E. Montgomery’s Carrier Task Force-14. Photographed from a USS Yorktown (CV-10) plane by Kerlee. Note sunken ship off the beach in the center distance. Steichen unit neg #: TRK-3430. National Archives photograph, 80-G-K-16184 (Color).


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