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80-G-287537 Chikuma

Photo #: 80-G-287537  Chikuma
Title: Chikuma
Description: (Japanese Heavy Cruiser, 1939) Photographed from a U.S. Navy carrier plane during the Battle off Samar, 25 October 1944. Her stern has been hit by a torpedo and cut off short, though the ship's outboard propellers are still able to keep her underway. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-287537
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