1.14.2004
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ACME News photo, dated January 18, 1945

An unidentified MISSOURI Class Battleship and aircraft carrier, part of Admiral Halsey's 3rd Fleet, are shown at sea somewhere in the Pacific. Note the catapult and scout plane on the ship's fantail, and the view of the battlewagon's monstrous 16-inch guns.

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