Photo #: 80-G-218422
Carrier Raids on the Marianas, February 1944
A Japanese bomber explodes as it crashes into the sea near USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24), during an attack on Task Group 58.2 off the Mariana Islands, 23 February 1944.
Photographed from USS Essex (CV-9).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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3 May 2000