|Air operations continue aboard USS Guadalcanal as the ship tows the captured German Type IXC submarine U-505 across the Atlantic, 17 Jun 1944.||Japanese aircraft exploding near the stern of USS Corregidor, off Saipan, Mariana Islands, 17 Jun 1944; seen from the flight deck of USS Coral Sea|
|Sherman tanks of UK 30th Corps passing through Bayeaux, France, 17 Jun 1944||The after decks of the captured German Type IXC submarine U-505 after several days of pumping the bilges finally evened the trim of the U-Boat, 17 Jun 1944.|
|Tribute to a killed American soldier erected by French civilians, Carentan, France, 17 Jun 1944||USS Corregidor firing on Japanese aircraft off Saipan, Mariana Islands, 17 Jun 1944; seen from the flight deck of USS Coral Sea|
|Vice Admiral Richmond Turner aboard USS Rocky Mount off Saipan, Mariana Islands, 17 Jun 1944|
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