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TBM-3 Avengers of VT-83 / F6f-3 VF-15
Scale model sheets for General Motors TMB-3 Avenger aircraft of VT-83 and Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat aircraft of VF-15, circa 1995.Part of a disassembled album containing materials related to Paul J. Madden's service with the U.S. Navy during World War…

[Page from battle report about Okinawa campaign, circa 1945]
Page from a battle report about the Okinawa campaign, circa 1945. Three paragraphs about close support provided by a group of Grumman TBF Avenger aircraft have been markedCaption on album page: "Marines on 40 quad mount."Part of a disassembled album…

[USS Essex]
Photograph of the USS Essex (CV-9), July 1945. The envelope caption notes that the image was taken from the rear seat of a Curtiss SB2C Helldiver aircraft during final approach.Caption on envelope: "Landing approach on Essex from rear seat AG-83…

[Servicemen respotting Curtiss SB2C Helldiver aircraft on USS Essex]
Photograph of U.S. Navy servicemen respotting Curtiss SB2C Helldiver aircraft on the USS Essex (CV-9), 1944. Copy negative of print.Caption on envelope: "Respotting SB2Cs / Essex -- 1944."

[Paul J. Madden standing next to damaged tail of General Motors TBM Avenger aircraft]
Photograph of Paul J. Madden standing next to the damaged tail of General Motors TBM Avenger aircraft, USS Essex (CV-9), December 1, 1944. Madden's head is bandaged from an injury sustained in the accident. Caption on envelope: "Untitled."

[Paul J. Madden standing next to damaged tail of General Motors TBM Avenger aircraft]
Photograph of Paul J. Madden standing next to the damaged tail of General Motors TBM Avenger aircraft, USS Essex (CV-9), December 1, 1944. Madden's head is bandaged from an injury sustained in the accident. Caption on envelope: "Untitled."

[People hauling seaplane up ramp]
Photograph of people hauling an unidentified seaplane up a ramp, Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, 1940. Caption on envelope: "U.S. Navy Air Station, Kodiak, Alaska 1940 / US24 being hauled up seaplane ramp (about 2:30pm)."

[Servicemen battling fire caused by broken belly tank]
Photograph of U.S. Navy servicemen battling a fire caused by a broken belly tank, USS Essex (CV-9), circa 1944-1945. The caption notes that the tank broke loose from a Grumman F6F Hellcat aircraft during landing.Caption on envelope: "Essex repair '8'…

[Navy aircraft in flight]
Photograph of four unidentified U.S. Navy aircraft in flight, circa 1944-1945. Caption on envelope: "Clouds, Pacific area / (2 of 5)."

[Navy aircraft in flight]
Photograph of four unidentified U.S. Navy aircraft in flight, circa 1944-1945. Caption on envelope: "Clouds, Pacific area / (1 of 5)."
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