Crew members are inspected aboard USS Franklin in the Pacific Ocean during World War II.
Pacific Ocean Date:1945 Duration:3 min 28 sec Sound:Yes
A film to honor and remember the men who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. A log book entry of USS Franklin (CV-13). Crew on the flight deck of USS Franklin in the Pacific Ocean. Fueling crew in red shirts, aircraft directors in yellow shirts. Men who load armor and aircraft in blue shirts. Men are reviewed by the executive officer. After the inspection men leave for their work. Aircraft taxi on the flight deck on 20th February, 1945. Aircraft of Air Group 35 and 75 take off. Aircraft in a formation flight. Aerial view of the Naval Air Station at Kanoehe, Hawaii. A ship loaded with supplies. Supplies loaded on trolleys. 'Outrigger Canoe Club' at a beach. Fliers on the beach. They sunbathe and enjoy rowing. Sailors board USS Franklin. The ship underway at sea to rejoin task force 58. Escort vessels sail alongside. Aircraft in flight overhead. The ship heads towards Ulithi island. A log book entry. A fleet of ships near Ulithi island. Carrier Hancock in the fleet. The fleet sails towards the island of Honshu, Japan.
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