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Old 10-21-2019, 08:39 AM   #1
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Default Japanese Carrier found?

Part of the group comprising KIDO BUTAI?

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Each of the discoveries is interesting. Over time they will find more.
"Get to those men in Bastogne" - (then) LTC. Creighton Abrams, battalion commander of the 4th Armored Division spearhead that broke the seige on Dec. 26, 1944.
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The 7 sunk vessels were :

Japanese carrier Soryū : June 4, 1942
Japanese carrier Kaga : June 4, 1942 - main wreck found on October 18, 2019
Japanese carrier Akagi : June 5, 1942 - found on October 20, 2019

Japanese carrier Hiryū : June 5, 1942
Japanese heavy cruiser Mikuma : June 6, 1942
American destroyer Hammann : June 6, 1942
American carrier Yorktown : June 7, 1942 - found on May 19, 1998

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