5 Oct 1943

US Pacific Islands
6 Oct 1943

US Pacific Islands
  • USS Yorktown (Essex-class) resumed air raids against Wake Island early in the morning and continued them through most of the day. That evening, the task group began its retirement to Hawaii. ww2dbase [J. J. Clark | Yorktown (Essex-class) | Wake | DS]
3 Sep 1944

US Pacific Islands
  • Task Group 12.5 consisting of carrier USS Monterey, cruisers USS Chester, USS Pensacola, USS Salt Lake City, and destroyers USS Cummings, USS Reid, and USS Dunlap conducted a bombardment of Japanese positions on Wake Island in the Pacific. ww2dbase [Monterey | Pensacola | Salt Lake City | Cummings | Chester | Wake | DS]
Photo(s) dated 3 Sep 1944
USS Cummings in Measure 32 Design 23D paint scheme as seen from an aircraft from USS Monterey while approaching Wake Island for a bombardment, 3 Sep 1944. Photo 1 of 2.USS Cummings in Measure 32 Design 23D paint scheme as seen from an aircraft from USS Monterey while approaching Wake Island for a bombardment, 3 Sep 1944. Photo 2 of 2.

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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