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Birmingham attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2Birmingham withdrawing from Princeton after she was abandoned, 24 Oct 1944. Photo 3 of 3General Douglas MacArthur traveling by PT-Boat across Leyte Gulf off Tacloban, Philippines aboard PT-525, an Elco 80-foot PT-Boat of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 36 (MTBRon-36), 24 Oct 1944.Haguro or Myoko firing at attacking US carrier aircraft during Battle of Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944
Birmingham attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2Birmingham withdrawing from Princeton after she was abandoned, 24 Oct 1944. Photo 3 of 3General Douglas MacArthur traveling by PT-Boat across Leyte Gulf off Tacloban, Philippines aboard PT-525, an Elco 80-foot PT-Boat of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 36 (MTBRon-36), 24 Oct 1944.Haguro or Myoko firing at attacking US carrier aircraft during Battle of Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944
Light cruiser Reno approached the burning light carrier Princeton, off the Philippine Islands, at 1004 on 24 Oct 1944; photographed from battleship South DakotaMusashi and a destroyer under attack, Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 2Musashi and a destroyer under attack, Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2Musashi down by the bow after being hit by US Navy carrier aircraft during the Battle of Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944
Light cruiser Reno approached the burning light carrier Princeton, off the Philippine Islands, at 1004 on 24 Oct 1944; photographed from battleship South DakotaMusashi and a destroyer under attack, Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 2Musashi and a destroyer under attack, Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2Musashi down by the bow after being hit by US Navy carrier aircraft during the Battle of Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944
Musashi hit by a bomb from US Navy carrier aircraft, Battle of Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944Pilots of US Navy Torpedo Squadron 13 in their ready room aboard carrier Franklin just before the Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944; squadron command Lieutenant Commander Larry French seen secondPrinceton burning after Japanese attack off Leyte, 24 Oct 1944, 1 of 4Princeton burning after Japanese attack off Leyte, 24 Oct 1944, 2 of 4
Musashi hit by a bomb from US Navy carrier aircraft, Battle of Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944Pilots of US Navy Torpedo Squadron 13 in their ready room aboard carrier Franklin just before the Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944; squadron command Lieutenant Commander Larry French seen secondPrinceton burning after Japanese attack off Leyte, 24 Oct 1944, 1 of 4Princeton burning after Japanese attack off Leyte, 24 Oct 1944, 2 of 4
Princeton burning after Japanese attack off Leyte, 24 Oct 1944, 3 of 4Princeton burning after Japanese attack off Leyte, 24 Oct 1944, 4 of 4Princeton suffering another explosion at 1003 on 24 Oct 1944, photo taken from BB South DakotaReno attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 3
Princeton burning after Japanese attack off Leyte, 24 Oct 1944, 3 of 4Princeton burning after Japanese attack off Leyte, 24 Oct 1944, 4 of 4Princeton suffering another explosion at 1003 on 24 Oct 1944, photo taken from BB South DakotaReno attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 3
Reno attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 3Reno attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 3 of 3Strike photo taken from planes flying from USS Wasp (Essex-class) showing bombs strikes and near misses on the Japanese battleship Musashi in the Sibuyan Sea, Philippine Islands, 24 Oct 1944USS Intrepid launching a SB2C Helldiver during the Battle of Leyte Gulf, 24 Oct 1944.
Reno attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 3Reno attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 3 of 3Strike photo taken from planes flying from USS Wasp (Essex-class) showing bombs strikes and near misses on the Japanese battleship Musashi in the Sibuyan Sea, Philippine Islands, 24 Oct 1944USS Intrepid launching a SB2C Helldiver during the Battle of Leyte Gulf, 24 Oct 1944.

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