The first to take-off of the U.S.S. Hornet on April 18, 1942, is the last to land.
The Deadly Surprise That Awaited U.S. Troops on Saipan
As U.S. troops stormed Saipan in 1944, it soon became clear that the enemy was well prepared to inflict a mortal blow.
From The Pacific War in Color: The Enemy Underground http://bit.ly/2lTL1cq