21 Aug 1940

  • Tsingtau departed for Rotterdam, the Netherlands. ww2dbase [Tsingtau | Rotterdam | CPC]
30 Aug 1940

16 Jul 1941

Photo(s) dated 16 Jul 1941
View of Rotterdam, the Netherlands during an aerial attack, 16 Jul 1941, seen from the dorsal turret of a Blenheim bomber
28 Aug 1941

29 Dec 1961

Photo(s) dated 29 Dec 1961
Men of USS Essex spelling out
16 Mar 1962


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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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