During the Battle of the Philippine Sea, Submarines Scored Big

Winkler, David F.
July 2004
Sea Power;Jul2004, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p39
Recalls the Battle of the Philippine Sea on June 19, 1944 which is also remembered as the day of the Great Marianas Turkey Shoot, a day that cost the Japanese more than 300 aircraft. Alerts given by Pacific Fleet submarines; Torpedoes fired from the USS Albacore which hit Adm. Jisaburo Ozawa's flagship Taiho; Japanese carriers which were damaged and sank in the Philippine Sea.


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