File:USS Princeton (CVL-23) afire.jpg

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The U.S. Navy light aircraft carrier USS Princeton (CVL-23) afire at about 1004 hours on 24 October 1944, soon after she was hit by a Japanese bomb during operations off the Philippines. This view shows smoke rising from the ship's second large explosion, as USS Reno (CL-96) steams by in the foreground. Photographed from USS South Dakota (BB-57).

Source Official U.S. Navy photograph 80-G-287974 from the U.S. Navy Naval History and Heritage Command.
Author USN, Post-Work: User:W.wolny


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