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A water plume from a torpedo striking against the bow of super-battleship Musashi rises high in the air during the Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944Activity continues on the flight deck of USS Essex as a crashed Japanese airplane burns off the starboard bow, 24 Oct 1944 off Luzon in the Philippines. Note Number 1 5-inch/38 caliber gun mount at right.
A water plume from a torpedo striking against the bow of super-battleship Musashi rises high in the air during the Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944Activity continues on the flight deck of USS Essex as a crashed Japanese airplane burns off the starboard bow, 24 Oct 1944 off Luzon in the Philippines. Note Number 1 5-inch/38 caliber gun mount at right.
An Achilles 17pdr tank destroyer crossing the River Savio on a Churchill ARK which was driven into the river, Italy, 24 Oct 1944Badly damaged carrier USS Princeton burns as cruiser Reno and destroyer Morrison close in to offer assistance, 24 Oct 1944 as seen from USS Essex off Luzon in the Philippines.
An Achilles 17pdr tank destroyer crossing the River Savio on a Churchill ARK which was driven into the river, Italy, 24 Oct 1944Badly damaged carrier USS Princeton burns as cruiser Reno and destroyer Morrison close in to offer assistance, 24 Oct 1944 as seen from USS Essex off Luzon in the Philippines.
Battleship Fuso and cruiser Mogami under aerial attack by American aircraft in Philippine waters, 24 Oct 1944Battleship Fuso or Yamashiro under American air attack in Philippine waters, 24 Oct 1944
Battleship Fuso and cruiser Mogami under aerial attack by American aircraft in Philippine waters, 24 Oct 1944Battleship Fuso or Yamashiro under American air attack in Philippine waters, 24 Oct 1944
Battleship Yamato or Musashi and two heavy cruisers maneuvering while under attack by US Navy aircraft, Battle of Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944Battleship Yamato under attack during the Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944
Battleship Yamato or Musashi and two heavy cruisers maneuvering while under attack by US Navy aircraft, Battle of Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944Battleship Yamato under attack during the Battle of the Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944
Birmingham and a destroyer pulled away from Princeton after the CVL exploded, 24 Oct 1944Birmingham and Princeton grinding together, 24 Oct 1944
Birmingham and a destroyer pulled away from Princeton after the CVL exploded, 24 Oct 1944Birmingham and Princeton grinding together, 24 Oct 1944
Birmingham assisted with firefighting on Princeton, seen from foredeck, 24 Oct 1944Birmingham attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 2
Birmingham assisted with firefighting on Princeton, seen from foredeck, 24 Oct 1944Birmingham attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 1 of 2
Birmingham attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2Birmingham withdrawing from Princeton after she was abandoned, 24 Oct 1944. Photo 1 of 2
Birmingham attempted to fight fires aboard Princeton, 24 Oct 1944, photo 2 of 2Birmingham withdrawing from Princeton after she was abandoned, 24 Oct 1944. Photo 1 of 2
Birmingham withdrawing from Princeton after she was abandoned, 24 Oct 1944. Photo 2 of 3Birmingham withdrawing from Princeton after she was abandoned, 24 Oct 1944. Photo 3 of 3
Birmingham withdrawing from Princeton after she was abandoned, 24 Oct 1944. Photo 2 of 3Birmingham withdrawing from Princeton after she was abandoned, 24 Oct 1944. Photo 3 of 3
Damage to PrincetonDamage to Princeton
Damage to Princeton's hangar, 24 Oct 1944Damage to Princeton's midships area, 24 Oct 1944
Damage to PrincetonGeneral Douglas MacArthur traveling by PT-Boat across Leyte Gulf off Tacloban, Philippines aboard PT-525, an Elco 80-foot PT-Boat of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 36 (PTRon-36), 24 Oct 1944.
Damage to Princeton's portside and flight deck, 24 Oct 1944General Douglas MacArthur traveling by PT-Boat across Leyte Gulf off Tacloban, Philippines aboard PT-525, an Elco 80-foot PT-Boat of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 36 (PTRon-36), 24 Oct 1944.

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General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944