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80-G-373623 USS ESSEX (CV-9)

Title: USS ESSEX (CV-9)
Caption: Turns in formation with other Task Force 58 ships, 27 May 1944, during maneuvers prior to the Marianas operation. Note her deck load of Curtiss SB2C-1C "Helldiver" bombers and Grumman TBF " Avenger" torpedo planes. Turning astern are USS JACINTO (CVL-30) and USS WASP (CV-18).
Catalog #: 80-G-373623
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Tue, Feb 22, 1944
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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