Photo from an SBD Dauntless moments after taking off from the USS Lexington (Essex-class) for strikes against Saipan in the Mariana Islands, 13 Jun 1944

Caption   Photo from an SBD Dauntless moments after taking off from the USS Lexington (Essex-class) for strikes against Saipan in the Mariana Islands, 13 Jun 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 13 Jun 1944
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 15 Jul 2014

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
26 Mar 2016 02:17:08 AM

If the date of this photo is correct (June 13, 1944), and the photo depicts pre-invasion strikes, then the date of another photo showing landings must be incorrect: http://ww2db.com/image.php?image_id=4799 Kindest regards to Peter Chen and colleagues.

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