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USS Enterprise berthed on the north side of Ford Island in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 12 Jul 1942. Note the submarine nets, the F4F Wildcat on an aircraft barge alongside, and the camouflaged buildings on the island.The USS Enterprise conducted flight training when steaming from Hawaii to Tonga on 15 Jul 1942. Here an F6F Hellcat fighter crashed into the sea when approaching the carrier for a landing; pilot rescued.
USS Enterprise berthed on the north side of Ford Island in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 12 Jul 1942. Note the submarine nets, the F4F Wildcat on an aircraft barge alongside, and the camouflaged buildings on the island.The USS Enterprise conducted flight training when steaming from Hawaii to Tonga on 15 Jul 1942. Here an F6F Hellcat fighter crashed into the sea when approaching the carrier for a landing; pilot rescued.
Kinkaid aboard Enterprise, 22 Jul 1942The USS Enterprise conducted flight training when steaming from Hawaii to Tonga on 23 Jul 1942. Here, upon landing, a TBF Avenger slid off the flight deck into the catwalks; no injuries.
Kinkaid aboard Enterprise, 22 Jul 1942The USS Enterprise conducted flight training when steaming from Hawaii to Tonga on 23 Jul 1942. Here, upon landing, a TBF Avenger slid off the flight deck into the catwalks; no injuries.
US fleet sailing toward Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, early Aug 1942; note USS Saratoga at center, New Orleans-class heavy cruiser in background, USS Enterprise in foregroundCrew aboard Enterprise loaded a 500 lb demolition bomb on a SBD scout bomber for strike on Guadalcanal and Tulagi, 7 Aug 1942
US fleet sailing toward Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, early Aug 1942; note USS Saratoga at center, New Orleans-class heavy cruiser in background, USS Enterprise in foregroundCrew aboard Enterprise loaded a 500 lb demolition bomb on a SBD scout bomber for strike on Guadalcanal and Tulagi, 7 Aug 1942
USS Saratoga (foreground) and USS Enterprise (background) underway in the Solomon Islands, Aug 1942Bomb dropped by Japanese pilot Kazumi Horie exploding on the flight deck of USS Enterprise during Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 Aug 1942
USS Saratoga (foreground) and USS Enterprise (background) underway in the Solomon Islands, Aug 1942Bomb dropped by Japanese pilot Kazumi Horie exploding on the flight deck of USS Enterprise during Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 Aug 1942
Japanese D3A dive bomber being shot down over USS Enterprise during the Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 Aug 1942Upward bulge in the flight deck of USS Enterprise as the result of a bomb exploding below decks. The damage occurred in the Battle of the Eastern Solomons on 24 Aug 1942 but the photo was taken some days later.
Japanese D3A dive bomber being shot down over USS Enterprise during the Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 Aug 1942Upward bulge in the flight deck of USS Enterprise as the result of a bomb exploding below decks. The damage occurred in the Battle of the Eastern Solomons on 24 Aug 1942 but the photo was taken some days later.
Japanese bomb exploded off port side of Enterprise during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942USS Enterprise in action during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 25-27 Oct 1942
Japanese bomb exploded off port side of Enterprise during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942USS Enterprise in action during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 25-27 Oct 1942
SBD Dauntless aircraft flying over USS Enterprise (foreground) and USS Saratoga (background), off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 19 Dec 1942A bow-on view of USS Enterprise from an SBD Dauntless scout bomber that had just taken off, circa 1943. USS Lexington (Essex-class) is at right.
SBD Dauntless aircraft flying over USS Enterprise (foreground) and USS Saratoga (background), off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 19 Dec 1942A bow-on view of USS Enterprise from an SBD Dauntless scout bomber that had just taken off, circa 1943. USS Lexington (Essex-class) is at right.
Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 11 Apr 1943.SBD-3 Dauntless, F4F-4 Wildcat, and TBF-1 Avenger aircraft aboard USS Enterprise, northeast of Nouméa, New Caledonia, 2 May 1943; note USS Washington in background
Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 11 Apr 1943.SBD-3 Dauntless, F4F-4 Wildcat, and TBF-1 Avenger aircraft aboard USS Enterprise, northeast of Nouméa, New Caledonia, 2 May 1943; note USS Washington in background
F6F Hellcat on the flight deck of Enterprise, 2 Jul 1943Ensign Byron Johnson
F6F Hellcat on the flight deck of Enterprise, 2 Jul 1943Ensign Byron Johnson's F6F-3 Hellcat crash landed on Enterprise, 10 Nov 1943
TBF Avenger aircraft flew above Enterprise during Gilbert Islands campaign, 22 Nov 1943Enterprise underway during Gilberts operation, 24 Nov 1943
TBF Avenger aircraft flew above Enterprise during Gilbert Islands campaign, 22 Nov 1943Enterprise underway during Gilberts operation, 24 Nov 1943

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