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File:Battle of the Eastern Solomons.jpg


English: The damaged and immobile en:Japanese aircraft carrier Ryujo (centre) photographed from a USAAF B-17 bomber, during a high-level bombing attack in the en:battle of the Eastern Solomons on en:24 August en:1942. The destroyers Amatsukaze (centre left) and Tokitsukaze (faintly visible, centre right) had been removing her crew and are now underway. The fingerprints are in the original picture.
Date 24 August 1942
Source Official U.S. Navy photo 80-G-88018 from the U.S. Navy Naval History and Heritage Command; Transferred from en.wikipedia; transferred to Commons by User:Martin H. using CommonsHelper.
Author USAAF; Original uploader was Gdr at en.wikipedia, uploaded to Wikipedia: 2004-10-23
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