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80-G-270357 Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944

Photo #: 80-G-270357  Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944
Title: Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944
Description: Crewmen on USS Birmingham (CL-62) play fire hoses on the burning USS Princeton (CVL-23), as their ship comes alongside to assist in damage control measures, 24 October 1944. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-270357
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