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NH 97778 Battle of the Eastern Solomons,

Photo #: NH 97778  Battle of the Eastern Solomons,
Title: Battle of the Eastern Solomons,
Description: 24 August 1942 USS Enterprise (CV-6) seen from another U.S. ship while under attack by Japanese dive bombers. An intense fire is burning in her starboard after five-inch gun gallery, the result of a bomb hit that ignited ready-service ammunition. Note anti-aircraft shell bursts over the carrier. The original photograph came from the illustrations package for Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison's History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, volume V. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 97778
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