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Carrier Ticonderoga off San Diego, California, United States, 16 Sep 1944; note extra aircraft loaded on deck destined for Hawaii, and camouflage pattern Measure 33 Design 10a. Photo 1 of 2.Carrier Ticonderoga off San Diego, California, United States, 16 Sep 1944; note extra aircraft loaded on deck destined for Hawaii, and camouflage pattern Measure 33 Design 10a. Photo 2 of 2.
Carrier Ticonderoga off San Diego, California, United States, 16 Sep 1944; note extra aircraft loaded on deck destined for Hawaii, and camouflage pattern Measure 33 Design 10a. Photo 1 of 2.Carrier Ticonderoga off San Diego, California, United States, 16 Sep 1944; note extra aircraft loaded on deck destined for Hawaii, and camouflage pattern Measure 33 Design 10a. Photo 2 of 2.
Curtiss SB2C-4 Helldiver making a landing approach to the USS Ticonderoga as seen from the carrier’s fantail below the level of the flight deck during training operations in the Central Pacific, Oct 1944.Captain Dixie Kiefer, right, on the USS Ticonderoga’s bridge during an air attack off the Philippines during Ticonderoga’s first day of combat, 5 Nov 1944.
Curtiss SB2C-4 Helldiver making a landing approach to the USS Ticonderoga as seen from the carrier’s fantail below the level of the flight deck during training operations in the Central Pacific, Oct 1944.Captain Dixie Kiefer, right, on the USS Ticonderoga’s bridge during an air attack off the Philippines during Ticonderoga’s first day of combat, 5 Nov 1944.
US Navy African-American stewardUS Navy pilot Lieutenant J. M. Stubblebine boarding his TBM-3 Avenger torpedo bomber, somewhere in the Pacific aboard USS Ticonderoga, late 1944; note butt of .38 Special revolver and bandolier of 18 cartridges
US Navy African-American steward's mates drying silverware in the wardroom of carrier USS Ticonderoga, Nov 1944US Navy pilot Lieutenant J. M. Stubblebine boarding his TBM-3 Avenger torpedo bomber, somewhere in the Pacific aboard USS Ticonderoga, late 1944; note butt of .38 Special revolver and bandolier of 18 cartridges
African-American US Navy sailors STM1/c Thomas L. Crenshaw (looking at photos) and his bunkmate (writing letter) aboard USS Ticonderoga, off Philippine Islands, 4 Nov 1944Enlisted crewmen of carrier Ticonderoga being briefed in their ready room prior to an air strike on Manila Bay, Philippine Islands in the following morning, 4 Nov 1944
African-American US Navy sailors STM1/c Thomas L. Crenshaw (looking at photos) and his bunkmate (writing letter) aboard USS Ticonderoga, off Philippine Islands, 4 Nov 1944Enlisted crewmen of carrier Ticonderoga being briefed in their ready room prior to an air strike on Manila Bay, Philippine Islands in the following morning, 4 Nov 1944
A Japanese special attack A6M aircraft crashing close aboard the starboard side of the carrier Ticonderoga off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944. Photo 1 of 3.A Japanese special attack A6M aircraft crashing close aboard the starboard side of the carrier Ticonderoga off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944. Photo 2 of 3.
A Japanese special attack A6M aircraft crashing close aboard the starboard side of the carrier Ticonderoga off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944. Photo 1 of 3.A Japanese special attack A6M aircraft crashing close aboard the starboard side of the carrier Ticonderoga off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944. Photo 2 of 3.
A Japanese special attack A6M aircraft crashing close aboard the starboard side of the carrier Ticonderoga off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944. Photo 3 of 3.Carrier Ticonderoga at sea off the Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944; note camouflag pattern Measure 33 Design 10a
A Japanese special attack A6M aircraft crashing close aboard the starboard side of the carrier Ticonderoga off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944. Photo 3 of 3.Carrier Ticonderoga at sea off the Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944; note camouflag pattern Measure 33 Design 10a
F6F Hellcat aircraft preparing for takeoff from Ticonderoga for strikes in Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 or 6 Nov 1944; note two leading planes were F6F-5N nightfighters with wing-mounted radarStrike photo of Manila Bay 5 Nov 1944 showing thick pall of smoke. Taken from aircraft from Bombing Squadron 80 flying from the USS Ticonderoga.
F6F Hellcat aircraft preparing for takeoff from Ticonderoga for strikes in Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 or 6 Nov 1944; note two leading planes were F6F-5N nightfighters with wing-mounted radarStrike photo of Manila Bay 5 Nov 1944 showing thick pall of smoke. Taken from aircraft from Bombing Squadron 80 flying from the USS Ticonderoga.
Captain Dixie Kiefer in battle dress on the command bridge of USS Ticonderoga during the launching of aircraft against Luzon, Philippines, Nov 6, 1944.Commander Air Group 80, Commander Albert O. Vorse, discussing the results of the 6 Nov 1944 raid on Manila with Rear Admiral Arthur W. Radford, right, aboard the USS Ticonderoga.
Captain Dixie Kiefer in battle dress on the command bridge of USS Ticonderoga during the launching of aircraft against Luzon, Philippines, Nov 6, 1944.Commander Air Group 80, Commander Albert O. Vorse, discussing the results of the 6 Nov 1944 raid on Manila with Rear Admiral Arthur W. Radford, right, aboard the USS Ticonderoga.
US Navy pilot Ensign C. V. Smoke rising from the overturned and burning fleet oiler USS Mississinewa in Ulithi Lagoon, 20 Nov 1944 as seen from the carrier Lexington (Essex-class). Ticonderoga is at left and hospital ship Solace is at right.
US Navy pilot Ensign C. V. 'Vern' Higman landing on Ticonderoga after a raid on Ormoc Bay, Philippine Islands, 11 Nov 1944; note AA damage on TBM-3 Avenger aircraft 'Round Trip Ticket'Smoke rising from the overturned and burning fleet oiler USS Mississinewa in Ulithi Lagoon, 20 Nov 1944 as seen from the carrier Lexington (Essex-class). Ticonderoga is at left and hospital ship Solace is at right.
Captain Dixie Kiefer of USS Ticonderoga presenting VT-80 pilot Clyde Grow a cake for making the 6,000th landing on the carrier (US Navy ships at anchor in the Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, early Dec 1944. Note that this is a reverse angle and distant view of the ships in the famous “Murderers’ Row” photograph but a day or two earlier.
Captain Dixie Kiefer of USS Ticonderoga presenting VT-80 pilot Clyde Grow a cake for making the 6,000th landing on the carrier ('trap'), late 1944US Navy ships at anchor in the Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, early Dec 1944. Note that this is a reverse angle and distant view of the ships in the famous “Murderers’ Row” photograph but a day or two earlier.

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