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Photo #: 80-G-49132

Lieutenant Commander Joseph T. O'Callahan, USNR(ChC)


Gives "Last Rites" to an injured crewman aboard USS Franklin (CV-13), after the ship was set afire by a Japanese air attack, 19 March 1945.
The crewman is reportedly Robert C. Blanchard, who survived his injuries.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

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8 January 2001