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80-G-284708 Battle off Cape Engaño

Photo #: 80-G-284708  Battle off Cape Engaño
Title: Battle off Cape Engaño
Description: 25 October 1944 Arming a Torpedo Squadron 51 (VT-51) TBM torpedo bomber on USS San Jacinto (CVL-30), 25 October 1944. Probably taken before the squadron's planes attacked the Japanese carrier force. Torpedo is a Mark XIII, fitted with a wooden stabilizer around its tail and drag ring around its nose. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-284708
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