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Title Rescue at Truk
Truk Rescue Survivors Aboard the submarine USS TANG
Object ID Number P2016.009
Object Name Photograph, Digital
Collection National Archives
Description Series of six digital black and white photographs of the men rescued from Truk Lagoon, April 1944.
Image #1: Navy carrier-based fliers stand on the deck of the USS TANG after being rescued from Truk Lagoon by USS NORTH CAROLINA Kingfisher pilot Lt (jg) Burns.
Image #2: Rescued aviators meeting Admiral Lockwood aboard the USS TANG at Pearl Harbor.
Image #3: Rescued Navy carrier-based fliers stand on the deck of the USS TANG. One group identifed as being from the USS ENTERPRISE.
Image #4: Rescued aviators greeted by Admiral Lockwood aboard the USS TANG at Pearl Harbor.
Images #5 and #6: Rescued fliers stand on the deck of the USS TANG.
Caption Truk Survivors Aboard the USS TANG, April 1944
Date 4/1944
People in Image Thompson, H. A.
Lenahan, James L.
Gendron, Joseph D.
Gemmell, Harry B.
Burns, John A.
Livingston, James T.
Nelson, Robert S.
Hill, Robert Edwin
Dowdle, John J. Jr.
Gill, Aubrey J.
Barbon, Robert T.
Hranek, Joseph
Farrell, Carol T.
Bentley, R. L.
Cole, James G.
Scammell, Scott
Hill, Harry E.
Tabrunn, Owen F.
Lockwood, Admiral, COMSUBPAC
Gruebel, Robert William
Kanze, Robert F.
O'Kane, Richard H.
Kirkpatrick, Donald
Search Terms Truk Rescue
U.S.S. Tang