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Ford aboard Monterey, seated second from the right in the front row, 24 Oct 1943USS Alabama, USS Monterey, and USS Indiana (background) en route to Gilbert Islands, 12 Nov 1943; photo taken from USS Lexington
Ford aboard Monterey, seated second from the right in the front row, 24 Oct 1943USS Alabama, USS Monterey, and USS Indiana (background) en route to Gilbert Islands, 12 Nov 1943; photo taken from USS Lexington
Men of USS Monterey playing basketball in the carrierTBM-1C Avenger bombers prepared to take off from Monterey to attack targets on Tinian, Jun 1944
Men of USS Monterey playing basketball in the carrier's forward elevator, circa Jun-Jul 1944; jumper at left was future President of US Gerald R. FordTBM-1C Avenger bombers prepared to take off from Monterey to attack targets on Tinian, Jun 1944
Independence-class carrier USS Monterey at anchor at Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, 6 Sep 1944. Her paint scheme is Measure 33, Design 3d. Photo 1 of 2.Independence-class carrier USS Monterey at anchor at Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, 6 Sep 1944. Her paint scheme is Measure 33, Design 3d. Photo 2 of 2.
Independence-class carrier USS Monterey at anchor at Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, 6 Sep 1944. Her paint scheme is Measure 33, Design 3d. Photo 1 of 2.Independence-class carrier USS Monterey at anchor at Eniwetok, Marshall Islands, 6 Sep 1944. Her paint scheme is Measure 33, Design 3d. Photo 2 of 2.
Monterey at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 24 Nov 1944Monterey foundered during a typhoon in Dec 1944
Monterey at Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands, 24 Nov 1944Monterey foundered during a typhoon in Dec 1944
Carrier Monterey Crewmen act as a counter-weight on the starboard wing of an F6F-5 Hellcat to keep the aircraft from tumbling over the edge of the flight deck, 1945.SNJ-5C Texans making carrier landings aboard Light Carrier USS Monterey as part of carrier qualifications, 1953.
Carrier Monterey Crewmen act as a counter-weight on the starboard wing of an F6F-5 Hellcat to keep the aircraft from tumbling over the edge of the flight deck, 1945.SNJ-5C Texans making carrier landings aboard Light Carrier USS Monterey as part of carrier qualifications, 1953.
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"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

Chiang Kaishek, 31 Jul 1937