High quality WW2 colour photos V

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Early US Navy Pacific Fleet photos, I think most taken in September 1940 at maneuvers off Hawaii. Perfect to get you in the mood for your summer vacation 🙂

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Captain Stephen McKinney inspecting ship

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Stern of the battleship USS Idaho BB-42

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Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CV-6). The only carrier of the Yorktown-class to survive WW2

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~ by m1pencil on June 15, 2013.

3 Responses to “High quality WW2 colour photos V”

  1. Great stuff… looks like they were taken yesterday.

  2. Amazing how the Devastators look so graceful, but were such a flying turd…

  3. How many of these sailors were killed a year later, on December 7, 1941?

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