Saving Big Ben: 2 of 2: The Saga of the U.S.S. Franklin and the Most Decorated Crew In Naval History Paperback – February 20, 2001. by Peter J. Prato (Author)

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Photo: Franklin (CV-13) pictured burning in the waters off Japan after being hit during an air attack on 19 March 1945. The light cruiser USS Santa Fe (CL-60) is alongside. The photo was taken by planes from the USS Essex (CV-9) returning from a strike on Kobe, Japan.

Depicted place Pacific Ocean

Date 19 March 1945

Collection 

Naval History & Heritage Command Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q3250126

Source U.S. Navy photo 80-G-373734

Permission

(Reusing this file) 80-G-373734

Other versions U.S. Navy National Naval Aviation Museum photo NNAM.1983.046.010.110

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US Navy Naval History and Heritage Command logo 2014.png This image is available from the Naval History and Heritage Command under the digital ID 80-G-373734.

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Saving Big Ben: 2 of 2: The Saga of the U.S.S. Franklin and the Most Decorated Crew In Naval History Paperback – February 20, 2001. by Peter J. Prato (Author)

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This is the story of the aircraft carrier USS Franklin and the crew that had the greatest number of decorations ever given to a single ship.