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A Japanese special attack aircraft crashing close aboard the starboard side of the carrier Ticonderoga off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944, probably seen from the Essex.A Japanese special attack aircraft splashing near USS Ticonderoga off the Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944
A Japanese special attack aircraft crashing close aboard the starboard side of the carrier Ticonderoga off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944, probably seen from the Essex.A Japanese special attack aircraft splashing near USS Ticonderoga off the Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944
A Mitsubishi A6M Zero special attack aircraft diving on the carrier Lexington (Essex-class) off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944. This plane struck the carrier directly outboard of the secondary conn causing moderate damageAmerican troops surrounded by German troops receiving D-ration chocolate bars and halazone water-purification tablets inside 105mm shells fired from howitzers, Belmont sector, France, 5 Nov 1944
A Mitsubishi A6M Zero special attack aircraft diving on the carrier Lexington (Essex-class) off the Philippines, 5 Nov 1944. This plane struck the carrier directly outboard of the secondary conn causing moderate damageAmerican troops surrounded by German troops receiving D-ration chocolate bars and halazone water-purification tablets inside 105mm shells fired from howitzers, Belmont sector, France, 5 Nov 1944
Carrier Ticonderoga at sea off the Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944; note camouflag pattern Measure 33 Design 10aF6F Hellcat aircraft preparing for takeoff from Ticonderoga for strikes in Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 or 6 Nov 1944; note two leading planes were F6F-5N nightfighters with wing-mounted radar
Carrier Ticonderoga at sea off the Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944; note camouflag pattern Measure 33 Design 10aF6F Hellcat aircraft preparing for takeoff from Ticonderoga for strikes in Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 or 6 Nov 1944; note two leading planes were F6F-5N nightfighters with wing-mounted radar
M4 Sherman tank machine gunner US Army Corporal Carlton Chapman in his tank near Nancy, France, 5 Nov 1944Nachi broken up and sinking, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944
M4 Sherman tank machine gunner US Army Corporal Carlton Chapman in his tank near Nancy, France, 5 Nov 1944Nachi broken up and sinking, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944
Nachi in Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944Nachi under aerial attack, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944
Nachi in Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944Nachi under aerial attack, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 5 Nov 1944
Strike photo of Manila Bay 5 Nov 1944 showing thick pall of smoke. Taken from aircraft from Bombing Squadron 80 flying from the USS Ticonderoga.
Strike photo of Manila Bay 5 Nov 1944 showing thick pall of smoke. Taken from aircraft from Bombing Squadron 80 flying from the USS Ticonderoga.


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