The US Third Fleet steaming in tight formation for a photo opportunity as close to 200 airplanes fly overhead, 22 Aug 1945. Photo taken from USS Wasp (Essex-class). Note five Light Carriers.

Caption   The US Third Fleet steaming in tight formation for a photo opportunity as close to 200 airplanes fly overhead, 22 Aug 1945. Photo taken from USS Wasp (Essex-class). Note five Light Carriers. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation
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Wasp (Essex-class)   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 22 Aug 1945
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 15 Jul 2014

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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