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USS_Princeton_(CVL-23)_burning_on_24_October_1944_(80-G-287970).jpg(740 × 585 pixels, file size: 55 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)

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Description
English: The U.S. Navy light aircraft carrier USS Princeton (CVL-23) burning soon after she was hit by a Japanese bomb while operating off the Philippines on 24 October 1944.
This view, taken from the battleship USS South Dakota (BB-57) at about 1001 hrs., shows the large smoke column passing aft following a heavy explosion in the carrier's hangar deck.
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Photographer Unknown
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institution QS:P195,Q3250126
Accession number 80-G-287970
Source U.S. Navy photo 80-G-287970

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US Navy Naval History and Heritage Command logo 2014.png This image is available from the Naval History and Heritage Command under the digital ID 80-G-287970.
Most of the photos found in the NHHC collection are in the public domain and may be downloaded and used without permissions or special requirements. Those which are not will be noted in the copyright section of the NHHC image description.[1]
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current17:03, 23 August 2014Thumbnail for version as of 17:03, 23 August 2014740 × 585 (55 KB)HohumCleanup
12:12, 18 February 2005Thumbnail for version as of 12:12, 18 February 2005740 × 585 (55 KB)Walter

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