The World War II Photo of the Week
for 22 July 2002
|Burial at Sea ...
Burial at sea for the officers and men of the USS Intrepid (CV-11) who lost their lives when the carrier was hit by Japanese bombs during operations in the Philippines. Photo by Lt. Barrett Gallagher, November 26, 1944, from the collection of the National Archives and Records Administration, General Records of the Department of the Navy, 1798-1947 (No. 80-G-468912).