Yamato during the Battle off Samar, 25 Oct 1944

Caption   Yamato during the Battle off Samar, 25 Oct 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   80-G-48888
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Photos on Same Day 25 Oct 1944
Photos at Same Place Philippine Sea, Pacific Ocean
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 7 Sep 2006

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Leonard Brodt says:
22 Feb 2011 10:20:17 PM

I served aboard the USS Missouri in ww2 and we were in persuit of the Yamato and as it was the Carrier aircraft sank it just before
we drew it within range.Lenny909 USS Missouri
Quad 14 first loader barrel number 3 2nd watch. Jesus, I think that I am the only one left alive that can be known as I have tried to be in touch with no results. Lenny909
2. Leonard Brodt says:
26 Mar 2021 02:05:20 PM

AND even today, they still do not know the real name of the Kamikazi pilot that struk the USS Missouri during the Okinawa mission.!

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