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80-G-288149 Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944.

Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944.
Title: Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944.
Caption: USS GAMBIER BAY (CVE-73) bracketed by Japanese shells while making smoke, during the battle off Samar, 25 October 1944. After these near misses USS GAMBIER BAY (CVE-73) appeared to slow down and fall behind the rest of her task group. Photographed from USS KALANIN BAY (CVE-68) by Phi Willard Nieth.
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Catalog #: 80-G-288149
Copyright Owner: National Archives
Original Creator: Photograph by Phi Willard Nieth.
Original Date: Sat, Oct 28, 1944
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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