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Photo #: NH 43658-A
USS William B. Preston (AVD-7)
Underway during the Japanese carrier air raid on Darwin, Australia, 19 February 1942. Despite one hit and several near misses by enemy bombs, she was able to reach the open sea and escaped.
Image cropped from Photo # NH 43658.
Courtesy of Arthur W. Thomas.
U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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Image posted 26 January 2011