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Four US battleships of Task Group 58.7 in the fleet anchorage at Majuro Atoll in the Marshall Islands, 8 Jul 1944

Caption   Four US battleships of Task Group 58.7 in the fleet anchorage at Majuro Atoll in the Marshall Islands, 8 Jul 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-253060 (cropped)
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Photos on Same Day 8 Jul 1944
Photos at Same Place Majuro, Marshall Islands
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 8 Feb 2012

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
28 Nov 2011 07:35:23 PM

These ships had just taken part in operations in the Philippine Sea and bombarding Saipan and Tinian. New Jersey and Iowa are in the foreground with Washington and North Carolina farther back, surrounded by destroyers and other ships.

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WW2-Era Place Name Majuro, Marshall Islands
Lat/Long 7.0908, 171.2612
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