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80-G-295039 Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944

Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944
Title: Battle of Leyte Gulf, October 1944
Caption: Tail of an FM Wildcat sinking as another FM flies by. The ditched plane ran out of fuel after combatting air attacks on escort carriers off Samar on 26 October 1944. Photographed from USS SANGAMON
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Catalog #: 80-G-295039
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Thu, Oct 26, 1944
After this Year: 1940
Before this Year: 1949
Original Medium: BW photograph
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