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Mar 29, 1944

USS Tunny (SS 282) torpedoed the Japanese battleship Musashi off Palau, which necessitated repairs in Japan, during which her anti-aircraft firepower was enhanced. Note, Musashi would be later sunk by U.S. Navy carrier aircraft during the Battle of the Sibuyan Sea on 24 October 1944.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2011-03-29

Tags: Submarine, 1944

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