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80-G-272556: Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, October 24, 1944

80-G-272556:   Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, October 24, 1944.  Japanese warships under attack by carrier-based planes at Northeast Luzon.  Note the aircraft carrier of the Shokaku class.  Zuikaku is in the background.  The carriers are burning.  Note, the Japanese heavy burst of anti-aircraft fire overhead.  Taken from by a plane from USS Franklin (CV-13), 24 October 1944.    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collection of the National Archives.   (2014/5/15).
Caption: Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, October 24, 1944. Japanese warships under attack by carrier-based planes at Northeast Luzon. Note the aircraft carrier of the Shokaku class. Zuikaku is in the background. The carriers are burning. Note, the Japanese heavy burst of anti-aircraft fire overhead. Taken from by a plane from USS Franklin (CV-13), 24 October 1944. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collection of the National Archives. (2014/5/15).
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  • World War II 1939-1945
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