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US fleet sailing toward Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, early Aug 1942; note USS Saratoga at center, New Orleans-class heavy cruiser in background, USS Enterprise in foregroundCrew aboard Enterprise loaded a 500 lb demolition bomb on a SBD scout bomber for strike on Guadalcanal and Tulagi, 7 Aug 1942USS Saratoga (foreground) and USS Enterprise (background) underway in the Solomon Islands, Aug 1942Bomb dropped by Japanese pilot Kazumi Horie exploding on the flight deck of USS Enterprise during Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 Aug 1942
US fleet sailing toward Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, early Aug 1942; note USS Saratoga at center, New Orleans-class heavy cruiser in background, USS Enterprise in foregroundCrew aboard Enterprise loaded a 500 lb demolition bomb on a SBD scout bomber for strike on Guadalcanal and Tulagi, 7 Aug 1942USS Saratoga (foreground) and USS Enterprise (background) underway in the Solomon Islands, Aug 1942Bomb dropped by Japanese pilot Kazumi Horie exploding on the flight deck of USS Enterprise during Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 Aug 1942
Japanese D3A dive bomber being shot down over USS Enterprise during the Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 Aug 1942Upward bulge in the flight deck of USS Enterprise as the result of a bomb exploding below decks. The damage occurred in the Battle of the Eastern Solomons on 24 Aug 1942 but the photo was taken some days later.Japanese bomb exploded off port side of Enterprise during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942USS Enterprise in action during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 25-27 Oct 1942
Japanese D3A dive bomber being shot down over USS Enterprise during the Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 Aug 1942Upward bulge in the flight deck of USS Enterprise as the result of a bomb exploding below decks. The damage occurred in the Battle of the Eastern Solomons on 24 Aug 1942 but the photo was taken some days later.Japanese bomb exploded off port side of Enterprise during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942USS Enterprise in action during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 25-27 Oct 1942
SBD Dauntless aircraft flying over USS Enterprise (foreground) and USS Saratoga (background), off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 19 Dec 1942Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 11 Apr 1943.SBD-3 Dauntless, F4F-4 Wildcat, and TBF-1 Avenger aircraft aboard USS Enterprise, northeast of Nouméa, New Caledonia, 2 May 1943; note USS Washington in backgroundF6F Hellcat on the flight deck of Enterprise, 2 Jul 1943
SBD Dauntless aircraft flying over USS Enterprise (foreground) and USS Saratoga (background), off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 19 Dec 1942Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 11 Apr 1943.SBD-3 Dauntless, F4F-4 Wildcat, and TBF-1 Avenger aircraft aboard USS Enterprise, northeast of Nouméa, New Caledonia, 2 May 1943; note USS Washington in backgroundF6F Hellcat on the flight deck of Enterprise, 2 Jul 1943
Ensign Byron JohnsonTBF Avenger aircraft flew above Enterprise during Gilbert Islands campaign, 22 Nov 1943Enterprise underway during Gilberts operation, 24 Nov 1943US Navy task force at sea, viewed from USS New Jersey, date unknown. Note carrier Enterprise at left.
Ensign Byron Johnson's F6F-3 Hellcat crash landed on Enterprise, 10 Nov 1943TBF Avenger aircraft flew above Enterprise during Gilbert Islands campaign, 22 Nov 1943Enterprise underway during Gilberts operation, 24 Nov 1943US Navy task force at sea, viewed from USS New Jersey, date unknown. Note carrier Enterprise at left.
USS Enterprise with wartime camouflage under way with F6F Hellcats and SB2C Helldivers on her flight deck, 1944TBM Avenger of Torpedo Squadron VT-10 aboard USS Enterprise with machine gun holes in the wing following air-to-air combat with a Japanese Kawasaki Ki-61 “Tony” fighter off Truk, Caroline Islands, 16 Feb 1944.Two US Navy fighter pilots aboard carrier Enterprise during the raid on Truk Atoll in the Caroline Islands, 16 Feb 1944US Navy F6F Hellcat fighters of VF-10
USS Enterprise with wartime camouflage under way with F6F Hellcats and SB2C Helldivers on her flight deck, 1944TBM Avenger of Torpedo Squadron VT-10 aboard USS Enterprise with machine gun holes in the wing following air-to-air combat with a Japanese Kawasaki Ki-61 “Tony” fighter off Truk, Caroline Islands, 16 Feb 1944.Two US Navy fighter pilots aboard carrier Enterprise during the raid on Truk Atoll in the Caroline Islands, 16 Feb 1944US Navy F6F Hellcat fighters of VF-10 'Grim Reapers' of Carrier Air Group 10 landed on carrier Enterprise after attack on Truk, 17-18 Feb 1944; note folded wings

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