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Crash landing of F6F on flight deck of USS ENTERPRISE while enroute to attack Makin Island.  Lt. Walter Chewning, catapult officer, clambering up the side of the plane to assist pilot, Ens. Byron Johnson, from the flaming cockpit.  November 1943.  (Navy)<br />
Exact Date Shot Unknown<br />
NARA FILE #:  080-G-205473<br />
WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #:  964
HD-SN-99-02623
Crash landing of F6F on flight deck of USS ENTERPRISE while enroute to attack Makin Island. Lt. Walter Chewning, catapult officer, clambering up the side of the plane to assist pilot, Ens. Byron Johnson, from the flaming cockpit. November 1943. (Navy)
Exact Date Shot Unknown
NARA FILE #: 080-G-205473
WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 964

Filename: FILE_HD-SN-99-02623.JPEG
Source: Via Agence Quebec Presse
Date: 1 Nov 1943
Location: UNKNOWN
Credit: Via Agence Quebec Presse
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