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80-G-270738 USS ESSEX (CV-9)

Title: USS ESSEX (CV-9)
Caption: About to be hit by a Japanese "Judy" aircraft during Kamikaze attacks off Luzon, 25 November 1944. The plane, afire from anti-aircraft gun hits, struck near the carrier's forward elevator. Note "Cleveland" class light cruiser in the left distance. Photographed from USS TICONDEROGA (CV-14).
Catalog #: 80-G-270738
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Sat, Nov 25, 1944
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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