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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea03677

Propeller of an RB-29 Air Weather Service Reconnaissance aircraft flying in the eye of Typhoon Gloria as it made landfall on Okinawa. Captain Roy E. Ladd commanded the aircraft. Weather Service Bulletin No. 1, 1950. P. 50.

Image ID: wea03677, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Japan, Okinawa
Photo Date: 1949, July 23
Credit: Headquarters Air Weather Service; Courtesy of the family of Nels Johnson, United States Weather Bureau (dec.)

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