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Photo #: 80-G-336995
Task Force 38, U.S. Third Fleet
Steaming in formation off Japan, 17 August 1945. World War II combat operations had ended two days earlier.
Photographed by Photographer's Mate First Class L.P. Meak, of USS Shangri-La (CV-38).
Seen in this image are four Essex class fleet carriers, a light carrier, two battleships, and several cruisers and destroyers.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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16 February 1999