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Survivors of the “Battle off Samar”.

Zf759. The escort carrier Gambier Bay, burning from earlier gunfire damage, is bracketed by a salvo from a Japanese cruiser (faintly visible in the background, center-right) shortly before sinking during the Battle off Samar. This picture is from the Wikipedia page: “The Battle Off Samar”. ————————————————————————— Survivors of the “Battle off Samar”. Part of the  Battle of Leyte Gulf, […]

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