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F4U Corsairs spotted on the flight deck aboard the carrier Franklin during a training period around the Hawaiian Islands, Feb 1945.Aerial view of the USS Santa Fe close aboard the badly burning USS Franklin, 19 Mar 1945, southeast of Japan. Note Franklinís buckled forward elevator and the water streams from Santa Feís stern onto the Franklin.
F4U Corsairs spotted on the flight deck aboard the carrier Franklin during a training period around the Hawaiian Islands, Feb 1945.Aerial view of the USS Santa Fe close aboard the badly burning USS Franklin, 19 Mar 1945, southeast of Japan. Note Franklinís buckled forward elevator and the water streams from Santa Feís stern onto the Franklin.
Angled view of the carrier Franklin burning and listing badly after bomb hits aft set off more bombs and fueled aircraft, 19 Mar 1945. Note burning fuel pouring off the hangar deck.Carrier Franklin
Angled view of the carrier Franklin burning and listing badly after bomb hits aft set off more bombs and fueled aircraft, 19 Mar 1945. Note burning fuel pouring off the hangar deck.Carrier Franklin's after 5in gun mounting burning as result of bomb hit, off Japan, 19 Mar 1945; photograph taken from cruiser Santa Fe
Explosions continue to rock the listing carrier USS Franklin after a Japanese bomb detonated in the hangar deck and ignited the armed and fueled aircraft there, 19 Mar 1945. Seen from the cruiser Santa Fe.Franklin listing and afire after being hit by two bombs, off Japan, 19 Mar 1945; photograph taken from cruiser Santa Fe
Explosions continue to rock the listing carrier USS Franklin after a Japanese bomb detonated in the hangar deck and ignited the armed and fueled aircraft there, 19 Mar 1945. Seen from the cruiser Santa Fe.Franklin listing and afire after being hit by two bombs, off Japan, 19 Mar 1945; photograph taken from cruiser Santa Fe
OThe carrier Franklin burning and listing badly after bomb hits aft set off more bombs and fueled aircraft, 19 Mar 1945. Note burning fuel pouring off the hangar deck and dislodged forward elevator.
O'Callahan giving last rites to a seriously injured crewman Robert C. Blanchard (who later survived the ordeal) aboard carrier Franklin, 19 Mar 1945The carrier Franklin burning and listing badly after bomb hits aft set off more bombs and fueled aircraft, 19 Mar 1945. Note burning fuel pouring off the hangar deck and dislodged forward elevator.
The carrier Franklin still listing badly after fires were brought under control following bomb hits aft that set off more bombs and fueled aircraft, 19 Mar 1945.USS Franklin burning and listing after being hit by a Japanese bomb off Japan, 19 Mar 1945. Note firefighting water pouring off the hangar deck into the sea. Photo taken from USS Santa Fe.
The carrier Franklin still listing badly after fires were brought under control following bomb hits aft that set off more bombs and fueled aircraft, 19 Mar 1945.USS Franklin burning and listing after being hit by a Japanese bomb off Japan, 19 Mar 1945. Note firefighting water pouring off the hangar deck into the sea. Photo taken from USS Santa Fe.
USS Franklin on fire and suffering more explosions after being hit by a Japanese bomb off Japan, 19 Mar 1945. Franklin would survive but only barely.Franklin approaching New York City, New York, United States, 26 Apr 1945; note damage on her flight deck
USS Franklin on fire and suffering more explosions after being hit by a Japanese bomb off Japan, 19 Mar 1945. Franklin would survive but only barely.Franklin approaching New York City, New York, United States, 26 Apr 1945; note damage on her flight deck
Church service on carrier FranklinFranklin anchored in New York Harbor, New York, United States, 28 Apr 1945
Church service on carrier Franklin's ruined hangar deck, in or near New York Harbor, New York, United States, circa 28 Apr 1945Franklin anchored in New York Harbor, New York, United States, 28 Apr 1945
USS Franklin in New York Harbor, New York, United States, circa 28 Apr 1945; note Manhattan skyline in backgroundUSS Franklin sailing past USS Marblehead in New York Harbor, New York, United States, 28 Apr 1945
USS Franklin in New York Harbor, New York, United States, circa 28 Apr 1945; note Manhattan skyline in backgroundUSS Franklin sailing past USS Marblehead in New York Harbor, New York, United States, 28 Apr 1945
A 1946 US Navy diagram of the damage sustained by USS Franklin during a bombing attack 19 Mar 1945. Photo 1 of 2.A 1946 US Navy diagram of the damage sustained by USS Franklin during a bombing attack 19 Mar 1945. Photo 2 of 2.
A 1946 US Navy diagram of the damage sustained by USS Franklin during a bombing attack 19 Mar 1945. Photo 1 of 2.A 1946 US Navy diagram of the damage sustained by USS Franklin during a bombing attack 19 Mar 1945. Photo 2 of 2.
President Harry Truman congratulating Lieutenant Donald Gary after Gary received the Medal of Honor, the White House, Washington, DC, United States, 23 Jan 1946Alaska, Guam, North Carolina, Washington, Enterprise, Franklin, and other ships at  Bayonne Naval Supply Depot, New Jersey, United States, 15 Apr 1953
President Harry Truman congratulating Lieutenant Donald Gary after Gary received the Medal of Honor, the White House, Washington, DC, United States, 23 Jan 1946Alaska, Guam, North Carolina, Washington, Enterprise, Franklin, and other ships at Bayonne Naval Supply Depot, New Jersey, United States, 15 Apr 1953

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