US Navy Task Group 38.3 entering Ulithi anchorage in a column following strikes in Philippine Islands, 24 Dec 1944, photo 1 of 7

Caption   US Navy Task Group 38.3 entering Ulithi anchorage in a column following strikes in Philippine Islands, 24 Dec 1944, photo 1 of 7 ww2dbase
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 15 Jun 2010



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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
29 May 2010 11:25:40 AM

The ships were, from front: Langley (CVL-27) Ticonderoga (CV-14) Washington (BB-56) North Carolina (BB-55) South Dakota (BB-57) Santa Fe (CL-60) Biloxi (CL-80) Mobile (CL-63) and Oakland (CL-95). The photo was taken from Essex (CV-9).
2. Wustenfuchs says:
16 Jun 2010 12:38:44 PM

Man that picture evokes power!

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