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June 19, 1944 : Philippine Sea, Philippine - The Battle of the Philippine Sea was a decisive naval battle of World War II, and the largest aircraft carrier battle in history. It was fought between the navies of the United States and the Empire of Japan. The engagement proved disastrous for the Imperial Japanese Navy, which lost three aircraft carriers and some 600 aircraft, termed by Americans 'The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot'. (Photo by Kingendai Photo Library/AFLO)

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The Battle of the Philippine Sea in Philippine
June 19, 1944 : Philippine Sea, Philippine - The Battle of the Philippine Sea was a decisive naval battle of World War II, and the largest aircraft carrier battle in history. It was fought between the navies of the United States and the Empire of Japan. The engagement proved disastrous for the Imperial Japanese Navy, which lost three aircraft carriers and some 600 aircraft, termed by Americans 'The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot'. (Photo by Kingendai Photo Library/AFLO)

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Date 19 Jun 1944
Location: Japan
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