Navy photo showing the damage to Eccles’ destroyer, the USS Smith, after a Japanese torpedo bomber dove into the ship and killed about 60 U.S. sailors. Eccles’ battle station was moved from those guns about two weeks before the attack. He still doesn’t know why he was moved.
Navy photo showing the damage to Eccles’ destroyer, the USS Smith, after a Japanese torpedo bomber dove into the ship and killed about 60 U.S. sailors. Eccles’ battle station was moved from those guns about two weeks before the attack. He still doesn’t know why he was moved.
Navy photo showing the damage to Eccles’ destroyer, the USS Smith, after a Japanese torpedo bomber dove into the ship and killed about 60 U.S. sailors. Eccles’ battle station was moved from those guns about two weeks before the attack. He still doesn’t know why he was moved.

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