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NH 73069 Battle off Cape Engano, 25 October 1944

Photo #: NH 73069  Battle off Cape Engano, 25 October 1944
Title: Battle off Cape Engano, 25 October 1944
Description: Crewmembers salute as the Japanese Naval Ensign is lowered on the sinking carrier Zuikaku, during the afternoon of 25 October. View looks aft from the rear of the carrier's island, with radio antenna masts folded horizontal on her starboard side. Note her sharp list to port. A 25mm single anti-aircraft machine gun is mounted on the flight deck, at the lower right. Courtesy of Mr. Kazutoshi Hando, 1970. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 73069
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