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Aerial view of Ryujo during the Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 Aug 1942Akimoto Tamotsu and Koitabashi Hiroshi flying their D3A carrier dive bomber (foreground) returning to carrier Shokaku after attacking USS Enterprise during Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 Aug 1942Bomb dropped by Japanese pilot Kazumi Horie exploding on the flight deck of USS Enterprise during Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 Aug 1942Upward bulge in the flight deck of USS Enterprise as the result of a bomb exploding below decks. The damage occurred in the Battle of the Eastern Solomons on 24 Aug 1942 but the photo was taken some days later.
Aerial view of Ryujo during the Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 Aug 1942Akimoto Tamotsu and Koitabashi Hiroshi flying their D3A carrier dive bomber (foreground) returning to carrier Shokaku after attacking USS Enterprise during Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 Aug 1942Bomb dropped by Japanese pilot Kazumi Horie exploding on the flight deck of USS Enterprise during Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 Aug 1942Upward bulge in the flight deck of USS Enterprise as the result of a bomb exploding below decks. The damage occurred in the Battle of the Eastern Solomons on 24 Aug 1942 but the photo was taken some days later.
B-17F Fortress “The Aztec’s Curse” of the 26th Bomb Squadron returning from an attack on Ghizo Island in the Solomons flying over Rendova Island, Oct 5 1942.Aoba off Buin, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 13 Oct 1942A6M2 Model 21 Zero fighter of Lieutenant Hideki Shingo preparing to take off from carrier Shokaku during Battle of Santa Cruz, 26 Oct 1942Bomb from Shigeyuki Sato’s Aichi D3A ‘Val’ dive bomber exploding on the deck of USS Hornet (Yorktown-class) during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942.
B-17F Fortress “The Aztec’s Curse” of the 26th Bomb Squadron returning from an attack on Ghizo Island in the Solomons flying over Rendova Island, Oct 5 1942.Aoba off Buin, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 13 Oct 1942A6M2 Model 21 Zero fighter of Lieutenant Hideki Shingo preparing to take off from carrier Shokaku during Battle of Santa Cruz, 26 Oct 1942Bomb from Shigeyuki Sato’s Aichi D3A ‘Val’ dive bomber exploding on the deck of USS Hornet (Yorktown-class) during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942.
Crew of Shokaku fighting fires during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942Damage to HornetDestroyer USS Russell coming alongside the stricken USS Hornet (Yorktown-class) in one of the last photographs of the carrier before she was scuttled, Battle of Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942.Japanese bomb exploded off port side of Enterprise during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942
Crew of Shokaku fighting fires during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942Damage to Hornet's smokestack and signal bridge at Battle of Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942Destroyer USS Russell coming alongside the stricken USS Hornet (Yorktown-class) in one of the last photographs of the carrier before she was scuttled, Battle of Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942.Japanese bomb exploded off port side of Enterprise during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942
Japanese pilot Shigeyuki Sato in a D3A dive bomber plunging toward USS Hornet during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942; note B5N torpedo bomber in level flight and splash from anti-aircraft shell burst in front of HornetMahan maneuvering near a battleship and a destroyer, Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942South Dakota and a Japanese torpedo plane Troops abandoning ship after the converted luxury liner SS President Coolidge struck two mines while entering the harbor at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 26 Oct 1942. Only 2 men were lost out of over 5,000.
Japanese pilot Shigeyuki Sato in a D3A dive bomber plunging toward USS Hornet during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942; note B5N torpedo bomber in level flight and splash from anti-aircraft shell burst in front of HornetMahan maneuvering near a battleship and a destroyer, Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942South Dakota and a Japanese torpedo plane 'Kate', Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942Troops abandoning ship after the converted luxury liner SS President Coolidge struck two mines while entering the harbor at Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, 26 Oct 1942. Only 2 men were lost out of over 5,000.
Type 00 Fighters prepare for launch from the Shokaku, Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942USS Enterprise in action during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 25-27 Oct 1942Damage to ShokakuDamage to Shokaku
Type 00 Fighters prepare for launch from the Shokaku, Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942USS Enterprise in action during Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, 25-27 Oct 1942Damage to Shokaku's flight deck after the Battle of Santa Cruz Islands, late-Oct or Nov 1942Damage to Shokaku's flight deck and hangar after the Battle of Santa Cruz Islands, late-Oct or Nov 1942

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