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Enlisted 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 1944A 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.
Enlisted 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 1944A 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.
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 10aF6F 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 radar
Carrier Ticonderoga at sea off the Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944; note camouflag pattern Measure 33 Design 10aF6F 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 radar
Strike 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.
Strike 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.US Navy pilot Ensign C. V.
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. '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 (
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 ('trap'), late 1944
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.Four Essex-class carriers at anchor at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, about 1600 on 2 Dec 1944; L to R: Wasp, Yorktown, Hornet, Hancock; viewed from Ticonderoga with sight of her F6F-5 Hellcat fighters
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.Four Essex-class carriers at anchor at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, about 1600 on 2 Dec 1944; L to R: Wasp, Yorktown, Hornet, Hancock; viewed from Ticonderoga with sight of her F6F-5 Hellcat fighters
Carrier USS Ticonderoga at anchor in Ulithi Lagoon 8 Dec 1944 with USS Langley (Independence-class) beyond. Note the faded Ms33/10A paint scheme. Ticonderoga’s flight deck is loaded with the planes of Air Group 80.USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and other warships at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Dec 1944, photo 1 of 3
Carrier USS Ticonderoga at anchor in Ulithi Lagoon 8 Dec 1944 with USS Langley (Independence-class) beyond. Note the faded Ms33/10A paint scheme. Ticonderoga’s flight deck is loaded with the planes of Air Group 80.USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and other warships at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Dec 1944, photo 1 of 3
USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and other warships at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Dec 1944, photo 2 of 3USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and other warships at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Dec 1944, photo 3 of 3
USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and other warships at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Dec 1944, photo 2 of 3USS Wasp, USS Yorktown, USS Hornet, USS Hancock, USS Ticonderoga, and other warships at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 8 Dec 1944, photo 3 of 3
USS North Carolina in heavy seas as seen from USS Ticonderoga, off the Philippine Islands, 12 Dec 1944US Navy Task Group 38.3 entering Ulithi anchorage in a column following strikes in Philippine Islands, 24 Dec 1944, photo 1 of 7
USS North Carolina in heavy seas as seen from USS Ticonderoga, off the Philippine Islands, 12 Dec 1944US Navy Task Group 38.3 entering Ulithi anchorage in a column following strikes in Philippine Islands, 24 Dec 1944, photo 1 of 7

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