USS St. Lo (CVE-63) explodes after kamikaze strike

Pacific War – Battle Off Samar

The Pacific War, which began in 1941, was one that the Japanese Empire was losing by 1944. Despite their initial victories the Japanese could not hold the territories they had won as U.S. Marines flooded ashore. Naval defeats, such as at the Battle of Midway and the Battle of the Philippine Sea, had also decimated …

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