|Caption||US Navy Task Group 38.3 entering Ulithi anchorage in a column following strikes in Philippine Islands, 24 Dec 1944, photo 3 of 7 ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Navy|
|Photos in Series||See all photos in this series|
|Photos on Same Day||24 Dec 1944|
|Photos at Same Place||Ulithi, Caroline Islands|
|Added By||C. Peter Chen|
|Added Date||15 Jun 2010|
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|Licensing||Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".|
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Famous WW2 Quote"Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue."
Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 16 Mar 1945
29 May 2010 11:26:24 AM
The ships were, from front: Langley (CVL-27) Ticonderoga (CV-14) Washington (BB-56) North Carolina (BB-55) South Dakota (BB-57) Santa Fe (CL-60) Biloxi (CL-80) Mobile (CL-63) and Oakland (CL-95).
The photo was taken from Essex (CV-9).