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80-G-287969 Loss of USS Princeton (CVL-23), 24 October 1944

Photo #: 80-G-287969  Loss of USS Princeton (CVL-23), 24 October 1944
Title: Loss of USS Princeton (CVL-23), 24 October 1944
Description: Smoke rises from an explosion in Princeton's hangar deck at 1000.5 hrs. on 24 October 1944, shortly after she was hit by a Japanese bomb while operating off the Philippines. Photographed from USS South Dakota (BB-57). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-287969
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