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80-G-30614 Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, October 1942

Photo #: 80-G-30614  Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, October 1942
Title: Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, October 1942
Description: Japanese heavy cruiser Chikuma underway during the battle, as seen from a USS Enterprise (CV-6) aircraft, 26 October 1942. Note smoke coming from her bridge area, which had been hit by a bomb. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-30614
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