Destroyer USS Helm repelling a special attack from a Nakajima Ki-43 'Oscar' fighter off Luzon, Philippines, 5 Jan 1945. The photo was taken from the carrier USS Steamer Bay.

Caption     Destroyer USS Helm repelling a special attack from a Nakajima Ki-43 'Oscar' fighter off Luzon, Philippines, 5 Jan 1945. The photo was taken from the carrier USS Steamer Bay. ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-273114
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Helm   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 5 Jan 1945
Photos at Same Place Philippines
Added By David Stubblebine

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