Violent explosions followed by fire fighting as Japanese bombs hit the USS Franklin (CV-13) in the Pacific Ocean.
Pacific Ocean Date:1945, March 19 Duration:3 min 8 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Enemy bombs hit the USS Franklin (CV-13), aircraft carrier in the Pacific Ocean. Huge billows of smoke rise from forward deck of USS Franklin (CV-13), aircraft carrier as Japanese bombs hit. Sailors battle the blaze with fire hoses and work to extinguish fire. Violent explosions begin as seen from USS Hickok (DD-673). Explosions occur on the USS Franklin. USS Miller alongside burning ship. Men fighting fires on deck of carrier. Portion of flight deck as broken through and men fighting fires in lower level are visible.
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