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USS Wasp (Wasp-class) in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, 27 Oct 1940Wasp in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, 27 Oct 1940
USS Wasp (Wasp-class) in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, 27 Oct 1940Wasp in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, 27 Oct 1940
Broadside view of USS Wasp (Wasp-class) at anchor on 27 Dec 1940, probably in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Note F3F fighters and SB2U Vindicator aircraft on the flight deck.Lieutenant Harold Kelly (standing with pipe) and other officers playing cards aboard USS Wasp, date unknown
Broadside view of USS Wasp (Wasp-class) at anchor on 27 Dec 1940, probably in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Note F3F fighters and SB2U Vindicator aircraft on the flight deck.Lieutenant Harold Kelly (standing with pipe) and other officers playing cards aboard USS Wasp, date unknown
Landing signal officers Lieutenant David McCampbell and Ensign George E. Savage bringing in aircraft for landing aboard carrier Wasp, circa late 1941 or early 1942
Landing signal officers Lieutenant David McCampbell and Ensign George E. Savage bringing in aircraft for landing aboard carrier Wasp, circa late 1941 or early 1942'AIRRAID ON PEARLHARBOR X THIS IS NOT DRILL' radio message received by USS Wasp, 7 Dec 1941. Wasp was anchored at Bermuda at the time.
Captain Forrest Sherman, Commander Michael Kernodle, and Lieutenant Commander John Shea aboard USS Wasp, circa 1942, side 1 of photographCaptain Forrest Sherman, Commander Michael Kernodle, and Lieutenant Commander John Shea aboard USS Wasp, circa 1942, side 2 of photograph
Captain Forrest Sherman, Commander Michael Kernodle, and Lieutenant Commander John Shea aboard USS Wasp, circa 1942, side 1 of photographCaptain Forrest Sherman, Commander Michael Kernodle, and Lieutenant Commander John Shea aboard USS Wasp, circa 1942, side 2 of photograph
Wasp in Casco Bay, Maine, United States, circa early 1942; note SB2U Vindicator scout bombers and F4F Wildcat fighters on deckWasp off the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States following overhaul, 8 Jan 1942
Wasp in Casco Bay, Maine, United States, circa early 1942; note SB2U Vindicator scout bombers and F4F Wildcat fighters on deckWasp off the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States following overhaul, 8 Jan 1942
Cruiser USS Wichita at anchor in Scapa Flow, early Apr 1942. Carrier USS Wasp (Wasp-class) is beyond.USS Wasp and USS Washington at Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 4 Apr 1942
Cruiser USS Wichita at anchor in Scapa Flow, early Apr 1942. Carrier USS Wasp (Wasp-class) is beyond.USS Wasp and USS Washington at Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 4 Apr 1942
United States Navy Rear Admiral Robert Giffen (left) and Royal Navy Vice-Admiral Alban Curteis aboard HMS Duke of York at Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 5 Apr 1942. Note carrier USS Wasp (Wasp-class).American aircraft carrier USS Wasp (Wasp-class) at anchor in Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom, 6 Apr 1942. Cruiser USS Wichita is seen at right and battleship USS Washington in the center.
United States Navy Rear Admiral Robert Giffen (left) and Royal Navy Vice-Admiral Alban Curteis aboard HMS Duke of York at Scapa Flow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 5 Apr 1942. Note carrier USS Wasp (Wasp-class).American aircraft carrier USS Wasp (Wasp-class) at anchor in Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom, 6 Apr 1942. Cruiser USS Wichita is seen at right and battleship USS Washington in the center.
Spitfire Mk. Vc-Tropical variant from No. 603 Squadron RAF being hauled aboard USS Wasp (Wasp-class) by a crane, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 13 Apr 1942, photo 1 of 3Spitfire Mk. Vc-Tropical variant from No. 603 Squadron RAF being hauled aboard USS Wasp (Wasp-class) by a crane, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 13 Apr 1942, photo 2 of 3
Spitfire Mk. Vc-Tropical variant from No. 603 Squadron RAF being hauled aboard USS Wasp (Wasp-class) by a crane, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 13 Apr 1942, photo 1 of 3Spitfire Mk. Vc-Tropical variant from No. 603 Squadron RAF being hauled aboard USS Wasp (Wasp-class) by a crane, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 13 Apr 1942, photo 2 of 3
Spitfire Mk. Vc-Tropical variant from No. 603 Squadron RAF being hauled aboard USS Wasp (Wasp-class) by a crane, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 13 Apr 1942, photo 3 of 3British Spitfire fighters on the flight deck of USS Wasp, circa Apr-May 1942
Spitfire Mk. Vc-Tropical variant from No. 603 Squadron RAF being hauled aboard USS Wasp (Wasp-class) by a crane, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 13 Apr 1942, photo 3 of 3British Spitfire fighters on the flight deck of USS Wasp, circa Apr-May 1942
British Spitfire V fighter took off from Wasp for Malta, May 1942Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Captain Henry Fancourt and US Navy Captain John Reeves aboard USS Wasp, Apr-May 1942, side 1 of photograph
British Spitfire V fighter took off from Wasp for Malta, May 1942Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Captain Henry Fancourt and US Navy Captain John Reeves aboard USS Wasp, Apr-May 1942, side 1 of photograph

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