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40mm Bofors position aboard USS New Jersey at sea, Pacific Ocean, 21 Jul 1943Airship flying near USS New Jersey, Pacific Ocean, 21 Jul 1943USS New Jersey at sea, 23 Jul 1943British Royal Marines drilling with three 40-mm Bofors guns at the Royal Marine Group Mobile Naval Base Defence Organisation Instructional Wing, Chatham Camp, Colombo, Ceylon, Sep 1943
40mm Bofors position aboard USS New Jersey at sea, Pacific Ocean, 21 Jul 1943Airship flying near USS New Jersey, Pacific Ocean, 21 Jul 1943USS New Jersey at sea, 23 Jul 1943British Royal Marines drilling with three 40-mm Bofors guns at the Royal Marine Group Mobile Naval Base Defence Organisation Instructional Wing, Chatham Camp, Colombo, Ceylon, Sep 1943
USS Mobile preparing to launch a Vought OS2U Kingfisher floatplane from her port catapult during the Oct 1943 Marcus Island raid. Note the 40mm twin gun mount and man in the gun tub holding a red flag.Field Marshal Rommel and Lieutenant General Rupprecht (of Luftwaffe 16th Division) inspecting a forward artillery position, Dunkirk, France, 22 Dec 1943USS New Jersey underway, date unknownView of USS New Jersey from the bow looking astern, date unknown
USS Mobile preparing to launch a Vought OS2U Kingfisher floatplane from her port catapult during the Oct 1943 Marcus Island raid. Note the 40mm twin gun mount and man in the gun tub holding a red flag.Field Marshal Rommel and Lieutenant General Rupprecht (of Luftwaffe 16th Division) inspecting a forward artillery position, Dunkirk, France, 22 Dec 1943USS New Jersey underway, date unknownView of USS New Jersey from the bow looking astern, date unknown
Forward guns and superstructure of USS Iowa underway during the Marshall Islands Campaign alongside USS Indiana, 24 Jan 1944.Vice Admiral Thomas Kinkaid, General Douglas MacArthur, and Colonel Lloyd Labrbas aboard cruiser Phoenix during bombardment of Los Negros Island, 28 Feb 1944; note 40-mm gun mount in backgroundUSS Essex departing San Francisco Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 15 Apr 1944, photo 2 of 4; note camouflage measure 32 design 6/10DA Roman Catholic chaplain performing mass on the deck of USS Iowa as they closed on the Mariana Islands, Jun 1944. Note the colors of the ship’s paint and the 40mm and 20mm anti-aircraft mounts.
Forward guns and superstructure of USS Iowa underway during the Marshall Islands Campaign alongside USS Indiana, 24 Jan 1944.Vice Admiral Thomas Kinkaid, General Douglas MacArthur, and Colonel Lloyd Labrbas aboard cruiser Phoenix during bombardment of Los Negros Island, 28 Feb 1944; note 40-mm gun mount in backgroundUSS Essex departing San Francisco Naval Shipyard, California, United States, 15 Apr 1944, photo 2 of 4; note camouflage measure 32 design 6/10DA Roman Catholic chaplain performing mass on the deck of USS Iowa as they closed on the Mariana Islands, Jun 1944. Note the colors of the ship’s paint and the 40mm and 20mm anti-aircraft mounts.
Canadian soldiers manning a 40-mm Bofors anti-aircraft gun in Normandy, France, Jun 1944Columns of troop-packed American LCI landing craft in the wake of a USCG-manned LST en route to Cape Sansapor, New Guinea, mid-1944Looking aft from the signal bridge of USS Lexington (Essex-class) with 40mm Bofors mount and two 5-inch/38 mounts as F6F Hellcat approaches for a landing, Jun 194440mm gun crew of an unidentified American cruiser watched as lighter vessels shelled a Japanese storage dump (note smoke in center), Asan Beachhead, Guam, Mariana Islands, 21 Jul 1944
Canadian soldiers manning a 40-mm Bofors anti-aircraft gun in Normandy, France, Jun 1944Columns of troop-packed American LCI landing craft in the wake of a USCG-manned LST en route to Cape Sansapor, New Guinea, mid-1944Looking aft from the signal bridge of USS Lexington (Essex-class) with 40mm Bofors mount and two 5-inch/38 mounts as F6F Hellcat approaches for a landing, Jun 194440mm gun crew of an unidentified American cruiser watched as lighter vessels shelled a Japanese storage dump (note smoke in center), Asan Beachhead, Guam, Mariana Islands, 21 Jul 1944
Church services for men of the US 3rd Division on the forecastle of LST-4, en route to the Southern France landings, 13 Aug 1944WAVES Yeoman Second Class Blanche Oswald and Yeoman Third Class Betty Martin aboard USS Missouri, Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, United States, 19 Aug 1944. Note USS Alaska and escort carrier USS Croatan.TBM-1C Avengers, SB2C Helldivers, and F6F-5 Hellcats of Air Group 20 are spotted on the forward flight deck of the Fleet Carrier USS Enterprise, Aug-Nov 1944. Note 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns.African-American soldiers of Battery A, 4520th Anti-Aircraft stood by and checked their equipment while the convoy took a break, 9 Nov 1944
Church services for men of the US 3rd Division on the forecastle of LST-4, en route to the Southern France landings, 13 Aug 1944WAVES Yeoman Second Class Blanche Oswald and Yeoman Third Class Betty Martin aboard USS Missouri, Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia, United States, 19 Aug 1944. Note USS Alaska and escort carrier USS Croatan.TBM-1C Avengers, SB2C Helldivers, and F6F-5 Hellcats of Air Group 20 are spotted on the forward flight deck of the Fleet Carrier USS Enterprise, Aug-Nov 1944. Note 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns.African-American soldiers of Battery A, 4520th Anti-Aircraft stood by and checked their equipment while the convoy took a break, 9 Nov 1944

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