Photo #: USN 1124794
USS Forrestal (CVA-59)
Crew members fight a series of fires and explosions on the carrier's after flight deck, in the Gulf of Tonkin, 29 July 1967. The conflagration took place as heavily-armed and fueled aircraft were being prepared for combat missions over North Vietnam.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
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19 September 2001