Photo #: 80-G-227950
Aitape, New Guinea, Operation, April 1944
Part of Task Force 77 en route for the Aitape invasion, 21 April 1944. The landings took place on the following day.
Photographed from USS Manila Bay (CVE-61).
USS Black (DD-666) is at right. A large force of amphibious shipping and warships is visible on the horizon.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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19 September 2002