B-17 Fortresses of the 91st Bomb Group nearing the Dornier Assembly Plant at Meulan, France at dawn, 31 Aug 1943.Carrier Chitose at Sasebo, Japan, 31 Aug 1943SBD Dauntless scout bomber in the landing pattern preparing to come aboard USS Essex following the raid on Marcus Island, Pacific Ocean, 31 Aug 1943.US Navy pilot Lieutenant Commander James H. Flatley
B-17 Fortresses of the 91st Bomb Group nearing the Dornier Assembly Plant at Meulan, France at dawn, 31 Aug 1943.Carrier Chitose at Sasebo, Japan, 31 Aug 1943SBD Dauntless scout bomber in the landing pattern preparing to come aboard USS Essex following the raid on Marcus Island, Pacific Ocean, 31 Aug 1943.US Navy pilot Lieutenant Commander James H. Flatley's F6F-3 Hellcat fighter warming up on the deck of USS Yorktown, preparing to attack Marcus Island, 31 Aug 1943


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