Firefighters of Belleau Wood fighting flames caused by a special attack aircraft, in the Philippine Islands, 30 Oct 1944; note TBM Avenger aircraft on flight deck and Franklin burning in distance. Photo 1 of 2

Caption   Firefighters of Belleau Wood fighting flames caused by a special attack aircraft, in the Philippine Islands, 30 Oct 1944; note TBM Avenger aircraft on flight deck and Franklin burning in distance. Photo 1 of 2 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   80-G-342020
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Philippines Campaign, Phase 1, the Leyte Campaign   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Tokko "Kamikaze" Special Attack Doctrine   Main article  Photos  
Belleau Wood   Main article  Photos  
Franklin   Main article  Photos  
Photos in Series See all photos in this series
Photos on Same Day 30 Oct 1944
Photos at Same Place Pacific Ocean
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 5 Nov 2007
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1. steven donaldson says:
28 Mar 2011 03:17:08 PM

my grandfather was on the ship when this happened his name was walter nash kent he use to tell me stories about when this happened

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