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Crewmembers salute as the Japanese Naval Ensign is lowered on the sinking Japanese aircraft carrier Zuikaku, in the battle off Cape Engaño, October 25, 1944. Half of this crew drowned as the ship sank. The view looks aft from the rear of the carrier's island, with radio antenna masts folded horizontal on her starboard side. Note her sharp list to port. A 25mm single anti-aircraft machine gun is mounted on the flight deck, at the lower right.

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Donated to the US Navy Historical Centre by Kazutoshi Hando.


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