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80-G-373580 USS ESSEX (CV-9)

Title: USS ESSEX (CV-9)
Caption: At sea, with an overload of aircraft on her flight deck, 14 May 1944. She is carrying at least 36 TBF, 14 F6F and 70 SB2C type planes, probably to build up fleet stocks for the Marianas Operation.
Catalog #: 80-G-373580
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Sun, May 14, 1944
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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