A PV-1 Ventura of Bombing Squadron VB-139 after a belly landing on Attu Island, Alaska, 18 May 1944. This aircraftís hydraulics were shot out by a Japanese gunboat off the Kamchatka Peninsula. Photo 1 of 2A PV-1 Ventura of Bombing Squadron VB-139 after a belly landing on Attu Island, Alaska, 18 May 1944. This aircraftís hydraulics were shot out by a Japanese gunboat off the Kamchatka Peninsula. Photo 2 of 2British Eastern Fleet destroyers providing honorary escort to USS Saratoga (foreground) as the US carrier departed Indian Ocean, 18 May 1944Canadian Prime Minister King and General Harry Foster walking by a Ford GPA amphibious Jeep, England, UK, 18 May 1944
A PV-1 Ventura of Bombing Squadron VB-139 after a belly landing on Attu Island, Alaska, 18 May 1944. This aircraftís hydraulics were shot out by a Japanese gunboat off the Kamchatka Peninsula. Photo 1 of 2A PV-1 Ventura of Bombing Squadron VB-139 after a belly landing on Attu Island, Alaska, 18 May 1944. This aircraftís hydraulics were shot out by a Japanese gunboat off the Kamchatka Peninsula. Photo 2 of 2British Eastern Fleet destroyers providing honorary escort to USS Saratoga (foreground) as the US carrier departed Indian Ocean, 18 May 1944Canadian Prime Minister King and General Harry Foster walking by a Ford GPA amphibious Jeep, England, UK, 18 May 1944
Commodore Leslie Gehres inspecting a PV-1 Ventura of Bombing Squadron VB-139 after a belly landing on Attu Island, Alaska, 18 May 1944. Note the Marsden Matting runway surfaceMen of 163rd Infantry Regiment hit the beach from Higgins boats during the invasion of Wadke Island, New Guinea, 18 May 1944Officers and sailors of USS Saratoga man the rails for HMS Illustrious passing close aboard as the British Eastern Fleet bids farewell to the American carrier, Indian Ocean northwest of Australia, 18 May 1944.Polish bugler Master Corporal Emil Czech playing the Hejnał mariacki, announcing the victory at Monte Cassino, Italy, 18 May 1944
Commodore Leslie Gehres inspecting a PV-1 Ventura of Bombing Squadron VB-139 after a belly landing on Attu Island, Alaska, 18 May 1944. Note the Marsden Matting runway surfaceMen of 163rd Infantry Regiment hit the beach from Higgins boats during the invasion of Wadke Island, New Guinea, 18 May 1944Officers and sailors of USS Saratoga man the rails for HMS Illustrious passing close aboard as the British Eastern Fleet bids farewell to the American carrier, Indian Ocean northwest of Australia, 18 May 1944.Polish bugler Master Corporal Emil Czech playing the Hejnał mariacki, announcing the victory at Monte Cassino, Italy, 18 May 1944
Polish soldiers inside the ruins of the Monte Cassino monastery, Italy, 18 May 1944Polish troops fighting near Cassino, Italy, 18 May 1944The cerws of USS Saratoga (foreground) and HMNZS Gambia (center) saluting each other as USS Saratoga was preparing to leave Indian Ocean, 18 May 1944USS Hancock underway across Bostonís outer harbor, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, on her way to anchor at President Roads, 18 May 1944. Photo 1 of 3.
Polish soldiers inside the ruins of the Monte Cassino monastery, Italy, 18 May 1944Polish troops fighting near Cassino, Italy, 18 May 1944The cerws of USS Saratoga (foreground) and HMNZS Gambia (center) saluting each other as USS Saratoga was preparing to leave Indian Ocean, 18 May 1944USS Hancock underway across Bostonís outer harbor, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, on her way to anchor at President Roads, 18 May 1944. Photo 1 of 3.
USS Hancock underway across Bostonís outer harbor, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, on her way to anchor at President Roads, 18 May 1944. Photo 2 of 3.USS Hancock underway across Bostonís outer harbor, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, on her way to anchor at President Roads, 18 May 1944. Photo 3 of 3.
USS Hancock underway across Bostonís outer harbor, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, on her way to anchor at President Roads, 18 May 1944. Photo 2 of 3.USS Hancock underway across Bostonís outer harbor, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, on her way to anchor at President Roads, 18 May 1944. Photo 3 of 3.


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