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Re: History Quiz #42
They could be JOHNSON and SAMUEL B. ROBERTS, both sunk after dueling with CHIKUMA (sunk) and KUMANO (damaged). Others possible include SUZUYA (sunk), HOEL (sunk), TONE & HEERMAN(damaged) of Taffey 3 (all Neptun)
Battle off Samar... US DDs and DEs made a most impressive stand against the Japanese while protecting the Taffy Five group of Jeep carriers providing air cover for the nearby landings.
Identify these ships (and models), taking the two in the foreground as representatives of their classes, and of course the historical connection between them.
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