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USN 1126632 USS FORRESTAL (CVA-59) fire, 1967

USS FORRESTAL (CVA-59) fire, 1967
Title: USS FORRESTAL (CVA-59) fire, 1967
Caption: Crewmen battle compartment fires from the after flight deck in an attempt to check the series of fires and explosions raging through the after sections of the ship due to an initial blast which occurred as heavily-armed, fueled aircraft were being prepared for launch during operations in the Gulf of Tonkin, 29 July 1967.
Catalog #: USN 1126632
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Sat, Jul 29, 1967
After this Year: 1960
Before this Year: 1969
Original Medium: BW Photo
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