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80-G-16349: Loss of USS Wasp (CV 7), 15 September 1942

<p>80-G-16349: Loss of USS Wasp (CV 7), 15 September 1942. Sinking of USS Wasp (CV 7) after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-19 on 15 September 1942.&nbsp;</p>
Caption: Loss of USS Wasp (CV-7), 15 September 1942. Sinking of USS Wasp (CV-7) after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-19 on 15 September 1942. She was engaged in covering the movement of supplies and reinforcements into Guadalcanal Island. Photograph released on 27 October 1942. (2014/06/12).
Accession #: 80-G-16349
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  • World War II 1939-1945
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