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USS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori YamaguchiUSS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori YamaguchiUSS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori YamaguchiUSS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi
USS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi's special attack D4Y3 Model 33 aircraft, at 1256 hours on 25 Nov 1944, photo 04 of 10USS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi's special attack D4Y3 Model 33 aircraft, at 1256 hours on 25 Nov 1944, photo 05 of 10USS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi's special attack D4Y3 Model 33 aircraft, at 1256 hours on 25 Nov 1944, photo 06 of 10USS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi's special attack D4Y3 Model 33 aircraft, at 1256 hours on 25 Nov 1944, photo 07 of 10
USS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori YamaguchiUSS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori YamaguchiUSS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori YamaguchiA burial party assembled on Intrepid
USS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi's special attack D4Y3 Model 33 aircraft, at 1256 hours on 25 Nov 1944, photo 08 of 10USS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi's special attack D4Y3 Model 33 aircraft, at 1256 hours on 25 Nov 1944, photo 09 of 10USS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi's special attack D4Y3 Model 33 aircraft, at 1256 hours on 25 Nov 1944, photo 10 of 10A burial party assembled on Intrepid's hangar deck in the Philippine Sea the day following the special attack of 25 Nov 1944, photo 1 of 5
A burial party assembled on IntrepidA burial party assembled on IntrepidA burial party assembled on IntrepidA burial party assembled on Intrepid
A burial party assembled on Intrepid's hangar deck in the Philippine Sea the day following the special attack of 25 Nov 1944, photo 2 of 5A burial party assembled on Intrepid's hangar deck in the Philippine Sea the day following the special attack of 25 Nov 1944, photo 3 of 5A burial party assembled on Intrepid's hangar deck in the Philippine Sea the day following the special attack of 25 Nov 1944, photo 4 of 5A burial party assembled on Intrepid's hangar deck in the Philippine Sea the day following the special attack of 25 Nov 1944, photo 5 of 5
Crewmen of USS St. Louis fighting fires in the hangar, after the ship was struck by a special attack airccraft off Leyte, Philippine Islands, 27 Nov 1944; note wrecked SOC aircraft in backgroundCruiser USS St. Louis in Leyte Gulf, Philippines immediately after being struck by an Aichi D3A “Val” dive bomber, 27 Nov 1944.Seamen Raymond Graysneck and Verle Kelly, who were blown off the deck of USS St. Louis when the ship was hit by a special attack aircraft, being rescued by destroyer USS Waller, 27 Nov 1944, Leyte Gulf, Philippines.TBM-1C Avengers, F6F Hellcats, and SB2C Helldivers of Navy Carrier Air Group 18 from USS Intrepid at Peleliu, Nov 27, 1944.
Crewmen of USS St. Louis fighting fires in the hangar, after the ship was struck by a special attack airccraft off Leyte, Philippine Islands, 27 Nov 1944; note wrecked SOC aircraft in backgroundCruiser USS St. Louis in Leyte Gulf, Philippines immediately after being struck by an Aichi D3A “Val” dive bomber, 27 Nov 1944.Seamen Raymond Graysneck and Verle Kelly, who were blown off the deck of USS St. Louis when the ship was hit by a special attack aircraft, being rescued by destroyer USS Waller, 27 Nov 1944, Leyte Gulf, Philippines.TBM-1C Avengers, F6F Hellcats, and SB2C Helldivers of Navy Carrier Air Group 18 from USS Intrepid at Peleliu, Nov 27, 1944.
USS St. Louis immediately after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft abaft the No. 5 gun turret, Leyte Gulf, 27 Nov 1944. The photo was taken from the battleship USS West Virginia.Admiral William Halsey at his desk aboard his flagship, USS New Jersey, on his way to operations against the Philippines, Dec 1944Fantail of the carrier USS Hancock in the western Pacific, Dec 1944. Note SB2C Helldiver on the after flight deck and the aircraft’s horseshoe tail geometric identifying it as from Bombing Squadron 7 from the HancockPT-196, an Elco 80-footer of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 12 (MTBRon 12) astern of PT Boat tender USS Wachapreague, Philippines, late 1944. Note the name “Purple Shaft” just below the windscreen.
USS St. Louis immediately after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft abaft the No. 5 gun turret, Leyte Gulf, 27 Nov 1944. The photo was taken from the battleship USS West Virginia.Admiral William Halsey at his desk aboard his flagship, USS New Jersey, on his way to operations against the Philippines, Dec 1944Fantail of the carrier USS Hancock in the western Pacific, Dec 1944. Note SB2C Helldiver on the after flight deck and the aircraft’s horseshoe tail geometric identifying it as from Bombing Squadron 7 from the HancockPT-196, an Elco 80-footer of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 12 (MTBRon 12) astern of PT Boat tender USS Wachapreague, Philippines, late 1944. Note the name “Purple Shaft” just below the windscreen.

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