Photo #: 80-G-325952
Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 October 1944
Japanese battleship Yamato is hit by a bomb near her forward 460mm gun turret, during attacks by U.S. carrier planes as she transited the Sibuyan Sea.
This hit did not produce serious damage.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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12 May 2000