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80-G-474791 Battle of the Philippine Sea, June 1944

Photo #: 80-G-474791  Battle of the Philippine Sea, June 1944
Title: Battle of the Philippine Sea, June 1944
Description: Lieutenant Ronald P. Rip Gift relaxes with other pilots in a ready room on board USS Monterey (CVL-26), after landing on her at night following strikes on the Japanese fleet, 20 June 1944. Note admonition Get the Carriers on chalk board in the background. Photographed by Lieutenant Victor Jorgensen, USNR. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-474791
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