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Major fires on the fantail of USS Belleau Wood were finally extinguished about three hours after being struck by a special attack aircraft, off the Philippine Islands, 30 Oct 1944

Caption   Major fires on the fantail of USS Belleau Wood were finally extinguished about three hours after being struck by a special attack aircraft, off the Philippine Islands, 30 Oct 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseNational Museum of Naval Aviation RL Lawson Collection
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 30 Oct 1944
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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Licensing  Public Domain



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