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Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina Over Aleutians, Alaska

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PBY-5A of VP-51, Fleet Air Wing 4 (FAW-4). Commanded by United States Navy Captain Leslie Gehres, FAW-4 consisted of three squadrons of Consolidated PBY Catalina patrol seaplanes. On March 15, 1943, FAW-4 headquarters moved westward from Kodiak to Adak, just before the Battle of Komandorski Islands on March 27, 1943. VP-51 was commanded by Cdr. Turner Day.
Image Filename wwii1011.jpg
Image Size 1.20 MB
Image Dimensions 2754 x 2063
Photographer Bristol, Horace
Photographer Title
Caption Author Jason McDonald
Date Photographed March 01, 1943
Location PBY-5A aerial view
City Aleutians
State or Province Alaska
Country United States
Archive National Archives and Records Administration
Record Number
Status Caption ©2007, ©2024 MFA Productions LLC
Image in the Public Domain

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