|Caption||US Navy Task Group 38.3 entering Ulithi anchorage in a column following strikes in Philippine Islands, 24 Dec 1944, photo 6 of 7 ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Navy via navsource.org|
|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 Jan 2014|
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|Licensing||Public Domain. Please support Paul Yarnall's effort with his navsource.org project.
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Famous WW2 Quote"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."
General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944
9 Nov 2013 03:59:45 PM
The ships were, from front: Washington (BB-56), North Carolina (BB-55), South Dakota (BB-57), & Santa Fe (CL-60). Biloxi (CL-80), Mobile (CL-63), & Oakland (CL-95) are concealed trailing the line.
The photo was taken from Ticonderoga (CV-14). Aircraft on her flight deck include SB2C Helldivers & TBM Avengers.