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Louisville hit by Mitsubishi Ki-51 special attack aircraft, Lingayen Gulf, Philippine Islands, 6 Jan 1945

Caption   Louisville hit by Mitsubishi Ki-51 special attack aircraft, Lingayen Gulf, Philippine Islands, 6 Jan 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   80-G-363217
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Photos on Same Day 6 Jan 1945
Photos at Same Place Philippines
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 23 May 2007

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1. Gareth Horvath says:
15 Jan 2013 04:04:57 PM

My father's first cousin Andrew Gall Junior was killed on board the Louisville on 6 Jan 1945 most likely at the time of this photograph.
2. Mary Moore Smith says:
8 Dec 2017 06:08:44 PM

Just recently found out about my Father Harold Moore was on this ship at this time. Brave Men ❤️
3. gayle bland osborn says:
4 Jan 2018 05:18:11 AM

my 92-yr-old father was on this ship at the very time of this battle. I have heard the story but to actually see a picture is a completely different experience. God bless those lost as well as those who survived.

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