Loss of the U.S. Aircraft carrier, USS Wasp (CV-7) during World War II
Pacific Ocean Date:1942, September 15 Duration:2 min 45 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Lines stretched between the U.S. battleship, USS North Carolina (BB-55) and a destroyer, to facilitate transfer of personnel. Heavy smoke billowing from the USS Wasp (CV-7) after she is struck by three torpedoes from the Japanese submarine I-19, in World War 2. A U.S. destroyer moves into position near the Wasp. Views, from a nearby ship, of the Wasp, listing, and of severe damage to her hull. Oil burns on the water ahead of Wasp. Lines extend from her deck and sides as her crew abandons ship. Fire and explosions continue and consume the Wasp.
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