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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 5" gun gallery (starboard-side aft), set off by a Japanese bomb that killed 38 men.


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