It is my understanding that the copyright for this photograph is owned by the National Archives Navial Avation. 8x10 Glossy Photograph. This is an actual photograph recently printed from a negative in a photography lab.
Air and sea rescue plane picks up Lt. R. A. Schaeffer,badly burned USMC F-4-U pilot of Dayton Ohio shot down in St Georges Channel near Rabul. This Gunner who helped bring in the pilot,is back at his station. April 1944.