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80-G-287538 Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944.

Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944.
Title: Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944.
Caption: A Japanese heavy cruiser dead in the water, with a destroyer standing by, during the battle off Samar, 25 October 1944. A TBM "Avenger" from one of the American escort carriers is in the foreground. Note the extensive oil slick around the sinking cruiser.
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Catalog #: 80-G-287538
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Wed, Oct 25, 1944
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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