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Type 00 Fighters prepare for launch from the Shokaku, Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942USS Enterprise in action during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 25-27 Oct 1942Destroyer USS Shaw transferring survivors of sunken destroyer USS Porter to battleship USS South Dakota (foreground) while underway toward Efate, New Hebrides, 28 Oct 1942.Damage to Shokaku
Type 00 Fighters prepare for launch from the Shokaku, Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942USS Enterprise in action during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 25-27 Oct 1942Destroyer USS Shaw transferring survivors of sunken destroyer USS Porter to battleship USS South Dakota (foreground) while underway toward Efate, New Hebrides, 28 Oct 1942.Damage to Shokaku's flight deck after the Battle of Santa Cruz Islands, late-Oct or Nov 1942
Damage to ShokakuB-17F Fortress flying past Mt. Bagana on Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Nov 11, 1942. This aircraft is returning from bombing Buka Island and is on its way to bomb Shortland Harbor at opposite the end of BougainvilleDiagram of torpedo damage to USS Northampton sustained in the Battle of Tassafaronga that caused the ship to sink.Crewman pulls the propeller through on an F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Fighting Squadron 218 at Barakoma Airfield, Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands, 1943. Note the general sandblasted look of the aircraft after long exposure to tropical winds and coral dust.
Damage to Shokaku's flight deck and hangar after the Battle of Santa Cruz Islands, late-Oct or Nov 1942B-17F Fortress flying past Mt. Bagana on Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Nov 11, 1942. This aircraft is returning from bombing Buka Island and is on its way to bomb Shortland Harbor at opposite the end of BougainvilleDiagram of torpedo damage to USS Northampton sustained in the Battle of Tassafaronga that caused the ship to sink.Crewman pulls the propeller through on an F4U-1 Corsair of Marine Fighting Squadron 218 at Barakoma Airfield, Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands, 1943. Note the general sandblasted look of the aircraft after long exposure to tropical winds and coral dust.
F6F-3 Hellcat of Navy Fighting Squadron 33 after dropping into a bomb crater at the Barakoma airstrip, Vella Lavella, Solomons, late 1943. Fighting 33 was one of the few land based fighter squadrons, a role later taken up by Marine squadrons.Five Japanese F1M seaplanes at Rekata Bay, Santa Isabel, Solomon Islands, 1943Japanese G4M bombers in revetments, Vunakanau Airfield, Rabaul, New Britain, date unknownMajor Gregory Weissenberger, Commanding Officer of Marine Fighting Squadron 213, the “Hellhawks,” getting into his F4U-1 Corsair with the engine running, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1943.
F6F-3 Hellcat of Navy Fighting Squadron 33 after dropping into a bomb crater at the Barakoma airstrip, Vella Lavella, Solomons, late 1943. Fighting 33 was one of the few land based fighter squadrons, a role later taken up by Marine squadrons.Five Japanese F1M seaplanes at Rekata Bay, Santa Isabel, Solomon Islands, 1943Japanese G4M bombers in revetments, Vunakanau Airfield, Rabaul, New Britain, date unknownMajor Gregory Weissenberger, Commanding Officer of Marine Fighting Squadron 213, the “Hellhawks,” getting into his F4U-1 Corsair with the engine running, Guadalcanal, Solomons, 1943.
Parafrag bombs falling in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 1940sHeavy cruisers Wichita (foreground), Chicago (center), and Louisville (background) en route to Guadalcanal, 29 Jan 1943, hours before the Battle of Rennell IslandChicago low in the water on 30 Jan 1943, after she had been torpedoed by Japanese aircraft during the Battle of Rennell IslandUSS Louisville towing disabled USS Chicago, Battle of Rennell Island, 30 Jan 1943
Parafrag bombs falling in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 1940sHeavy cruisers Wichita (foreground), Chicago (center), and Louisville (background) en route to Guadalcanal, 29 Jan 1943, hours before the Battle of Rennell IslandChicago low in the water on 30 Jan 1943, after she had been torpedoed by Japanese aircraft during the Battle of Rennell IslandUSS Louisville towing disabled USS Chicago, Battle of Rennell Island, 30 Jan 1943
Aerial view of a Japanese ship from a low-flying B-25 bomber of 90th Squadron of USAAF 3rd Bomb Group during Battle of Bismarck Sea, 2-4 Mar 1943High level bombing of a Japanese ship as viewed from a B-25 bomber of 13th Bomb Squadron, USAAF 3rd Bomb Group during the Battle of Bismarck Sea, 2-4 Mar 1943Japanese ship burning after being attacked by the US 5th Air Force, Battle of Bismarck Sea, 4 Mar 1943US 5th Air Force aircraft bracketed a Japanese transport with bombs, Battle of the Bismarck Sea, 4 Mar 1943
Aerial view of a Japanese ship from a low-flying B-25 bomber of 90th Squadron of USAAF 3rd Bomb Group during Battle of Bismarck Sea, 2-4 Mar 1943High level bombing of a Japanese ship as viewed from a B-25 bomber of 13th Bomb Squadron, USAAF 3rd Bomb Group during the Battle of Bismarck Sea, 2-4 Mar 1943Japanese ship burning after being attacked by the US 5th Air Force, Battle of Bismarck Sea, 4 Mar 1943US 5th Air Force aircraft bracketed a Japanese transport with bombs, Battle of the Bismarck Sea, 4 Mar 1943

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