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The disabled Ryujo (centre) being bombed on 24 August 1942 from high level by B-17 bombers. The destroyer Amatsukaze (centre left) is moving away from Ryujo at full speed and Tokitsukaze (faintly visible, centre right) is backing away from the bow of Ryujo in a successful effort to evade the B-17's falling bombs.


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Aug 24, 1942


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