USS Enterprise Under Aerial Attack Off Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, August 1942

"The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CV-6) heels over violently during the Battle of the Eastern Solomons, 24 August 1942. A fire fed by burning powder flares brightly in her Group 3 12.7 cm (5") gun gallery (starboard-side aft), set off by a Japanese bomb that killed 38 men."

Taken on 1942-08-24
Source US Navy/Wikipedia
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Uploaded by northway on 2014-09-13


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