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NH 97259 Mindoro Invasion, December 1944

Photo #: NH 97259  Mindoro Invasion, December 1944
Title: Mindoro Invasion, December 1944
Description: USS LST-738 burning after she was hit by a Kamikaze off the Mindoro landing beaches, 15 December 1944. USS Moale (DD-693) is nearby. Note hole in LST-738's starboard side, just forward of the large 738 painted there. Smoke in the left distance may be from LST-472, which was also hit by the Kamikaze attack. Collection of Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid, USN. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 97259
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