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Sailors atop a 5-inch gun turret aboard USS New Jersey, Pacific Ocean, 21 Jul 1943USS New Jersey at sea, Pacific Ocean, 21 Jul 1943
Sailors atop a 5-inch gun turret aboard USS New Jersey, Pacific Ocean, 21 Jul 1943USS New Jersey at sea, Pacific Ocean, 21 Jul 1943
USS New Jersey at sea, Pacific Ocean, 21 Jul 1943USS New Jersey at sea, Pacific Ocean, 21 Jul 1943
USS New Jersey at sea, Pacific Ocean, 21 Jul 1943USS New Jersey at sea, Pacific Ocean, 21 Jul 1943
Captain Carl Holden at an award ceremony aboard USS New Jersey, 24 Jul 1943, photo 1 of 2Captain Carl Holden at an award ceremony aboard USS New Jersey, 24 Jul 1943, photo 2 of 2
Captain Carl Holden at an award ceremony aboard USS New Jersey, 24 Jul 1943, photo 1 of 2Captain Carl Holden at an award ceremony aboard USS New Jersey, 24 Jul 1943, photo 2 of 2
B-25 Mitchell bombers of the US 42nd Bomber Group practicing skip-bombing off New Caledonia, 13 Aug 1943SBD Dauntless scout bomber in the landing pattern preparing to come aboard USS Essex following the raid on Marcus Island, Pacific Ocean, 31 Aug 1943.
B-25 Mitchell bombers of the US 42nd Bomber Group practicing skip-bombing off New Caledonia, 13 Aug 1943SBD Dauntless scout bomber in the landing pattern preparing to come aboard USS Essex following the raid on Marcus Island, Pacific Ocean, 31 Aug 1943.
US Navy pilot Lieutenant Commander James H. FlatleyUS Navy ordinancemen loading a Mark XIII torpedo into the bomb bay of a TBM Avenger aboard USS Lexington (Essex-class) while steaming south of Hawaii, 12 Sep 1943. Note the hand operated winches lifting the torpedo.
US Navy pilot Lieutenant Commander James H. Flatley's F6F-3 Hellcat fighter warming up on the deck of USS Yorktown, preparing to attack Marcus Island, 31 Aug 1943US Navy ordinancemen loading a Mark XIII torpedo into the bomb bay of a TBM Avenger aboard USS Lexington (Essex-class) while steaming south of Hawaii, 12 Sep 1943. Note the hand operated winches lifting the torpedo.
Navy photographer Lt. Charles Kerlee balancing on an outstretched antenna arm aboard the carrier USS Yorktown (Essex-class) while photographing aircraft landings, Oct 1943. Note safety rope around his waist.Navy photographer Lt. Charles Kerlee dismounting a TBF Avenger aboard USS Yorktown (Essex-class) after photographing a raid on Wake Island, 6 Oct 1943. Note his two K-20 cameras.
Navy photographer Lt. Charles Kerlee balancing on an outstretched antenna arm aboard the carrier USS Yorktown (Essex-class) while photographing aircraft landings, Oct 1943. Note safety rope around his waist.Navy photographer Lt. Charles Kerlee dismounting a TBF Avenger aboard USS Yorktown (Essex-class) after photographing a raid on Wake Island, 6 Oct 1943. Note his two K-20 cameras.
Crossing the Line certificate issued to LtCdr Francis N Gilreath, Trusty Shellback, who crossed the line aboard USS Essex 26 Oct 1943 while en route from Pearl Harbor to Espiritu Santo, New HebridesA Jeep on the deck of the USS Yorktown (Essex-class) being used as an aircraft tug during the strikes on Wake Island, 5 Oct 1943. In this case, the Jeep is being hooked to a TBM-1C Avenger.
Crossing the Line certificate issued to LtCdr Francis N Gilreath, Trusty Shellback, who crossed the line aboard USS Essex 26 Oct 1943 while en route from Pearl Harbor to Espiritu Santo, New HebridesA Jeep on the deck of the USS Yorktown (Essex-class) being used as an aircraft tug during the strikes on Wake Island, 5 Oct 1943. In this case, the Jeep is being hooked to a TBM-1C Avenger.
F6F-3 Hellcats preparing for launch from USS Saratoga for strikes against Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, mid Nov 1943.TBF-1 Avengers returning to USS Lexington (Essex-class) during the Gilberts campaign, Nov 1943.
F6F-3 Hellcats preparing for launch from USS Saratoga for strikes against Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, mid Nov 1943.TBF-1 Avengers returning to USS Lexington (Essex-class) during the Gilberts campaign, Nov 1943.
USS Lexington (Essex-class) steaming in the Pacific en route strikes against Mili Atoll in the Marshall Islands, Nov 1943Busy flight deck of the USS Saratoga, 5 Nov 1943. In the foreground is an SBD Dauntless while F6F-3 Hellcats land astern after a strike against Rabaul in support of Bougainville operations.
USS Lexington (Essex-class) steaming in the Pacific en route strikes against Mili Atoll in the Marshall Islands, Nov 1943Busy flight deck of the USS Saratoga, 5 Nov 1943. In the foreground is an SBD Dauntless while F6F-3 Hellcats land astern after a strike against Rabaul in support of Bougainville operations.
Ensign Byron JohnsonLine crossing ceremony aboard USS Coral Sea, 15 Nov 1943
Ensign Byron Johnson's F6F-3 Hellcat crash landed on Enterprise, 10 Nov 1943Line crossing ceremony aboard USS Coral Sea, 15 Nov 1943

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