A Japanese freighter beached on the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after its convoy was attacked by 175 United States Navy carrier planes, Jan 12, 1945.Aerial torpedo from United States carrier aircraft hits the stern of Japanese cruiser Kashii off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 2 of 9Japanese cruiser Kashii settling by the stern after being hit by an aerial torpedo from United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 3 of 9Japanese cruiser Kashii sinking by the stern after being attacked by United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 4 of 9
A Japanese freighter beached on the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after its convoy was attacked by 175 United States Navy carrier planes, Jan 12, 1945.Aerial torpedo from United States carrier aircraft hits the stern of Japanese cruiser Kashii off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 2 of 9Japanese cruiser Kashii settling by the stern after being hit by an aerial torpedo from United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 3 of 9Japanese cruiser Kashii sinking by the stern after being attacked by United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 4 of 9
Japanese cruiser Kashii sinking by the stern after being attacked by United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 5 of 9Japanese cruiser Kashii sinking by the stern after being attacked by United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 6 of 9Japanese cruiser Kashii sinking with only the bow showing after being attacked by United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 7 of 9Japanese cruiser Kashii under attack from United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 1 of 9
Japanese cruiser Kashii sinking by the stern after being attacked by United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 5 of 9Japanese cruiser Kashii sinking by the stern after being attacked by United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 6 of 9Japanese cruiser Kashii sinking with only the bow showing after being attacked by United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 7 of 9Japanese cruiser Kashii under attack from United States carrier aircraft off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 1 of 9
Japanese freighters Shoei Maru beached and burning and Takebe Maru damaged and trailing oil on the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after being attacked by 175 USN carrier planes, 12 Jan 1945.Japanese freighters Shoei Maru beached and burning and Takebe Maru damaged and trailing oil on the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after being attacked by 175 USN carrier planes, 12 Jan 1945.Japanese Type 2AT tanker Otsusan Maru burning and heading for the beach on the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after its convoy was attacked by 175 United States Navy carrier planes, Jan 12, 1945.Japanese Type 2AT tanker Otsusan Maru burning and heading for the beach on the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after its convoy was attacked by 175 United States Navy carrier planes, Jan 12, 1945.
Japanese freighters Shoei Maru beached and burning and Takebe Maru damaged and trailing oil on the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after being attacked by 175 USN carrier planes, 12 Jan 1945.Japanese freighters Shoei Maru beached and burning and Takebe Maru damaged and trailing oil on the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after being attacked by 175 USN carrier planes, 12 Jan 1945.Japanese Type 2AT tanker Otsusan Maru burning and heading for the beach on the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after its convoy was attacked by 175 United States Navy carrier planes, Jan 12, 1945.Japanese Type 2AT tanker Otsusan Maru burning and heading for the beach on the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after its convoy was attacked by 175 United States Navy carrier planes, Jan 12, 1945.
Japanese Type C Escort checks for survivors from cruiser Kashii that sank moments before off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 9 of 9Large Type 2TL tanker Kyokuun Maru on fire and making for the beach off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after its convoy was attacked by 175 United States Navy carrier planes, Jan 12, 1945.Large Type 2TL tanker Kyokuun Maru on fire and making for the beach off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after its convoy was attacked by 175 United States Navy carrier planes, Jan 12, 1945.Large Type 2TL tanker Kyokuun Maru on fire and making for the beach off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after its convoy was attacked by 175 United States Navy carrier planes, Jan 12, 1945.
Japanese Type C Escort checks for survivors from cruiser Kashii that sank moments before off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon, Jan 12, 1945. Photo 9 of 9Large Type 2TL tanker Kyokuun Maru on fire and making for the beach off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after its convoy was attacked by 175 United States Navy carrier planes, Jan 12, 1945.Large Type 2TL tanker Kyokuun Maru on fire and making for the beach off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after its convoy was attacked by 175 United States Navy carrier planes, Jan 12, 1945.Large Type 2TL tanker Kyokuun Maru on fire and making for the beach off the coast of French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after its convoy was attacked by 175 United States Navy carrier planes, Jan 12, 1945.
SB2C-3 Helldiver from USS Hornet (Essex-class) overflying burning tanker Kyokuun Maru heading for the beach in French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after being attacked by 175 USN carrier planes, Jan 12, 1945
SB2C-3 Helldiver from USS Hornet (Essex-class) overflying burning tanker Kyokuun Maru heading for the beach in French Indochina (Vietnam) north of Qui Nhon after being attacked by 175 USN carrier planes, Jan 12, 1945


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