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HMS Exeter under attack during the Second Battle of the Java Sea, 1 Mar 1942, photo 1 of 2

Caption   HMS Exeter under attack during the Second Battle of the Java Sea, 1 Mar 1942, photo 1 of 2 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseJapanese Navy
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Dutch East Indies Campaign, Java   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Exeter   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 1 Mar 1942
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 8 Apr 2013

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the article 23 of old copyright law of Japan and article 2 of supplemental provision of copyright law of Japan, photographs taken prior to 1946 or published prior to 31 Dec 1956 are now in the public domain.

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1. Tripcony says:
8 Aug 2015 07:55:30 AM

My father was aboard aged 19, signalman, and he was one of the last to leave the ship trying to send out messages it must have been horrendous, he spent 36 hrs in the water and was picked up by a japanese vessel and spent 3.5 yrs as a POW 3yrs in Japan

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