Photo #: 80-G-K-3725 (Color)
USS Alaska (CB-1)
One of the ship's Curtiss SC-1 floatplanes taxiing up to the landing mat streamed alongside, to be picked up by the aircraft crane. Photographed on 6 March 1945 during the Iwo Jima operation.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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1 March 2000