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80-G-342020 USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)

Photo #: 80-G-342020  USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
Title: USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
Description: Burning aft after she was hit by a Kamikaze, while operating off the Philippines on 30 October 1944. Flight deck crewmen are moving undamaged TBM torpedo planes away from the flames as others fight the fires. USS Franklin (CV-13), also hit during this Kamikaze attack, is afire in the distance. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-342020
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