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Old 9th May 2021, 17:48
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Re: Carrier planes not good enough for aerial reconnaissance?

For example, I am not sure if any of you are more familiar with what specific kind of camera took the below image—if it is oblique, part of a trimetrogon series (there is another image with this one), etc.—or if you can tell based on the information in the lower right which aircraft may have taken the photo. It is marked CV11-31, so definitely an Intrepid plane. Just not sure how to determine between VB VT and VF photo shots. The recurring pattern in the upper right leads me to believe it is a fixed as opposed to handheld camera. Based on date, location and the low negative number, I believe this is from Strike 2A and taken by Redman "Beatle" Beatley.
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