Sailors from the American Whipple destroyer are looking at sinking USS Langley

sinking USS Langley


War at sea: Sailors from the American destroyer Whipple (USS Whipple (DD-217) look at the sinking (also American) transport vessel Langley (USS Langley (AV-3).
On February 27, 1942, during the transportation of P-40 fighters to the island of Java, the USS Langley was heavily damaged by Japanese bombers and then sunk by escort ships.

 

Source of photo information:
1. en.wikipedia.org

 

 

Location: Indonesia
Date: February 27, 1942

In : 1942

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