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September 15, 1942 : Solomon Islands - USS Wasp are on fire shortly after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-19 in September 15, 1942, Solomon Islands. She participated the naval Battle of the Eastern Solomons (also called The Battle of the Stewart Islands or The Second Battle of the Solomon Sea) in August 23-24, 1942, which was the third carrier battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II and the second major engagement fought between the United States Navy and the Imperial Japanese Navy during the Guadalcanal Campaign. (Photo by Kingendai Photo Library/AFLO)

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The Battle of Solomon Sea in Solomon Islands

September 15, 1942 : Solomon Islands - USS Wasp are on fire shortly after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-19 in September 15, 1942, Solomon Islands. She participated the naval Battle of the Eastern Solomons (also called The Battle of the Stewart Islands or The Second Battle of the Solomon Sea) in August 23-24, 1942, which was the third carrier battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II and the second major engagement fought between the United States Navy and the Imperial Japanese...
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Date 15 Sep 1942
Location: Japan
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