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Crew of the Patrol Squadron 23 (VP-23) PBY-5A patrol bomber that found the approaching Japanese fleetDetailed Operating Schedule for Launching of the Tunny, 30 Jun 1942, page 1 of 2
Crew of the Patrol Squadron 23 (VP-23) PBY-5A patrol bomber that found the approaching Japanese fleet's Midway Occupation Force at the start of the battleDetailed Operating Schedule for Launching of the Tunny, 30 Jun 1942, page 1 of 2
Detailed Operating Schedule for Launching of the Tunny, 30 Jun 1942, page 2 of 2Interior view of a barracks apartment at the Manzanar Relocation Center for deported Japanese-Americans, Inyo County, California, United States, 30 Jun 1942.
Detailed Operating Schedule for Launching of the Tunny, 30 Jun 1942, page 2 of 2Interior view of a barracks apartment at the Manzanar Relocation Center for deported Japanese-Americans, Inyo County, California, United States, 30 Jun 1942.
Launching ceremony of submarine Tunny, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 30 Jun 1942Launching of submarine Tunny, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 30 Jun 1942
Launching ceremony of submarine Tunny, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 30 Jun 1942Launching of submarine Tunny, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 30 Jun 1942
Mrs. Frederick Crisp christening submarine Tunny, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 30 Jun 1942; Commander Lemuel Padget and Rear Admiral W. L. Friedell were also presentPilots of the four Patrol Squadron 24 (VP-24) and Patrol Squadron 51 (VP-51) PBY-5A "Catalina" patrol bombers that flew the torpedo attack mission against the Japanese fleet
Mrs. Frederick Crisp christening submarine Tunny, Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 30 Jun 1942; Commander Lemuel Padget and Rear Admiral W. L. Friedell were also presentPilots of the four Patrol Squadron 24 (VP-24) and Patrol Squadron 51 (VP-51) PBY-5A "Catalina" patrol bombers that flew the torpedo attack mission against the Japanese fleet's Midway Occupation Force
Stern view of the Tunny on the building ways at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 30 Jun 1942Submarine Tunny immediately after launching, off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 30 Jun 1942
Stern view of the Tunny on the building ways at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 30 Jun 1942Submarine Tunny immediately after launching, off Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 30 Jun 1942
Wreckage of the Sikorsky XPBS-1 patrol bomber that was destroyed after hitting a submerged log while landing at Alameda, California, United States 30 Jun 1942 with Admiral Chester Nimitz on board.
Wreckage of the Sikorsky XPBS-1 patrol bomber that was destroyed after hitting a submerged log while landing at Alameda, California, United States 30 Jun 1942 with Admiral Chester Nimitz on board.


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