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80-G-47038: Battle off Samar, October 25, 1944

80-G-47038:   Battle off Samar, October 25, 1944.   Allied fleet is attacked by Japanese off Leyte.   Black smoke rising from funnels of CVEs.  Seen from USS Kitkun Bay (CVE 71).   DDs and Des lay smoke while being shelled by Japanese fleet.   Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.  (2014/4/17).
Caption: 80-G-47038: Battle off Samar, October 25, 1944. Allied fleet is attacked by Japanese off Leyte. Black smoke rising from funnels of CVEs. Seen from USS Kitkun Bay (CVE 71). DDs and Des lay smoke while being shelled by Japanese fleet. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2014/4/17).
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