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Battleship Fuso or Yamashiro under American air attack in Philippine waters, 24 Oct 1944

Caption   Battleship Fuso or Yamashiro under American air attack in Philippine waters, 24 Oct 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
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Philippines Campaign, Phase 1, the Leyte Campaign   Main article  Photos  Maps  
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Photos on Same Day 24 Oct 1944
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 22 Dec 2010

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
1 May 2011 05:37:06 PM

This is Yamashiro. Note the absence of the protrusion on the spine of the pagoda, which characterizes Fuso.
2. Anonymous says:
4 Nov 2011 01:07:41 PM

I think the photo is upside down, and I agree with the previous poster, this is the Yamashiro.
3. Anonymous says:
14 Aug 2013 06:52:31 PM

The aft facing position of "C turret" would suggest that this is HIJMS Yamashiro.

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