Submarine USS Harder backing away from the reef off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944; note SOC Seagull seaplane off Harder’s starboard quarter and rescued aviator Ensign John Galvin in a raft off the bow.Submarine USS Harder with her bow against the reef off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944 as a rescue party went ashore to rescue aviator Ensign John Galvin on the beach. Note SOC Seagull seaplane.USS Harder rescuing aviator Ensign John Galvin off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944; note SOC Seagull seaplane in background
Submarine USS Harder backing away from the reef off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944; note SOC Seagull seaplane off Harder’s starboard quarter and rescued aviator Ensign John Galvin in a raft off the bow.Submarine USS Harder with her bow against the reef off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944 as a rescue party went ashore to rescue aviator Ensign John Galvin on the beach. Note SOC Seagull seaplane.USS Harder rescuing aviator Ensign John Galvin off Woleai, Caroline Islands, 1 Apr 1944; note SOC Seagull seaplane in background


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