Carrier aircraft returning from a raid

Shown here is a F6F-3 Hellcat fighter ios about to land back onboard the carrier USS Lexington after taking part in a raid on the Gilbert Islands, November 1943. In the foreground crewmen can be seen sitting on the wing of an SBD-3 Dauntless scout-bomber, while a TBF-1 Avenger taxiis to a parking place on the forward flight deck. Taken from the net.

Carrier aircraft returning from a raid
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