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Photo from USS Essex showing Fleet Oiler USS Aucilla riding the rough seas that made refueling operations impossible, 13 Jan 1945. USS Ticonderoga is seen beyond.USS Langley in heavy seas in the South China Sea in the morning of 13 Jan 1945. Note the trailing USS Washington riding the storm much better.
Photo from USS Essex showing Fleet Oiler USS Aucilla riding the rough seas that made refueling operations impossible, 13 Jan 1945. USS Ticonderoga is seen beyond.USS Langley in heavy seas in the South China Sea in the morning of 13 Jan 1945. Note the trailing USS Washington riding the storm much better.
Helldiver aircraft over Hornet, South China Sea, mid-Jan 1945, photo 1 of 2Helldiver aircraft over Hornet, South China Sea, mid-Jan 1945, photo 2 of 2
Helldiver aircraft over Hornet, South China Sea, mid-Jan 1945, photo 1 of 2Helldiver aircraft over Hornet, South China Sea, mid-Jan 1945, photo 2 of 2
Kaneka Soda Company chemical plant under attack by Air Group 80 aircraft from USS Ticonderoga, Tainan, Taiwan, 15 Jan 1945, photo 1 of 2Kaneka Soda Company chemical plant under attack by Air Group 80 aircraft from USS Ticonderoga, Tainan, Taiwan, 15 Jan 1945, photo 2 of 2
Kaneka Soda Company chemical plant under attack by Air Group 80 aircraft from USS Ticonderoga, Tainan, Taiwan, 15 Jan 1945, photo 1 of 2Kaneka Soda Company chemical plant under attack by Air Group 80 aircraft from USS Ticonderoga, Tainan, Taiwan, 15 Jan 1945, photo 2 of 2
Strike photo showing bomb hits on Kiungshan Airstrip near Hoi-How (now Haikou) in northern Hainan, China, Jan 16, 1945. The bombing attack was made by Bombing Squadron 80 flying from the carrier USS TiconderogaTaikoo Dockyard facilities under American aerial attack, Hong Kong, 16 Jan 1945. Photo 1 of 2
Strike photo showing bomb hits on Kiungshan Airstrip near Hoi-How (now Haikou) in northern Hainan, China, Jan 16, 1945. The bombing attack was made by Bombing Squadron 80 flying from the carrier USS TiconderogaTaikoo Dockyard facilities under American aerial attack, Hong Kong, 16 Jan 1945. Photo 1 of 2
Taikoo Dockyard facilities under American aerial attack, Hong Kong, 16 Jan 1945. Photo 2 of 2The port of Honk Kong under attack by American planes from Task Force 38, 16 Jan 1945, while Task Force 38 was still in the South China Sea.
Taikoo Dockyard facilities under American aerial attack, Hong Kong, 16 Jan 1945. Photo 2 of 2The port of Honk Kong under attack by American planes from Task Force 38, 16 Jan 1945, while Task Force 38 was still in the South China Sea.
US aircraft attacking Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong, 16 Jan 1945Anti-aircraft gun crews aboard Light Carrier USS Langley roll with the ship in heavy seas in the South China Sea, Jan 18, 1945
US aircraft attacking Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong, 16 Jan 1945Anti-aircraft gun crews aboard Light Carrier USS Langley roll with the ship in heavy seas in the South China Sea, Jan 18, 1945
OS2U Kingfisher aircraft on the fantail of USS New Jersey or USS Wisconsin, off Taiwan, 18 Jan 1945; note 16-inch guns in foreground and USS Hornet in background
OS2U Kingfisher aircraft on the fantail of USS New Jersey or USS Wisconsin, off Taiwan, 18 Jan 1945; note 16-inch guns in foreground and USS Hornet in background

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