Officers and sailors of USS Saratoga man the rails for HMS Illustrious passing close aboard as the British Eastern Fleet bids farewell to the American carrier, Indian Ocean northwest of Australia, 18 May 1944.

Caption   Officers and sailors of USS Saratoga man the rails for HMS Illustrious passing close aboard as the British Eastern Fleet bids farewell to the American carrier, Indian Ocean northwest of Australia, 18 May 1944. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseNational Museum of Naval Aviation RL Lawson Collection
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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