Vice Admiral Marc Mitscher (front row center) and his Fifth Fleet staff photographed on the hangar deck of USS Enterprise on the occasion of coming aboard, 11 May 1945. Note Commodore Arleigh Burke next to Mitscher.

Caption   Vice Admiral Marc Mitscher (front row center) and his Fifth Fleet staff photographed on the hangar deck of USS Enterprise on the occasion of coming aboard, 11 May 1945. Note Commodore Arleigh Burke next to Mitscher. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseNational Museum of Naval Aviation WH Balden Collection
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Photos on Same Day 11 May 1945
Photos at Same Place Pacific Ocean
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
12 Aug 2015 10:01:33 PM

The reason there are so many gloomy faces in this group might be because they just spent an hour coming aboard by high line from USS English or it might be because they all just watched USS Bunker Hill burn furiously after being struck by special attack aircraft

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