Japanese picture of USS Edsall (DD-219) sinking, 1 March 1942
This picture of the Clemson class destroyer USS Edsall (DD-219) sinking is a still from a short film taken from the Japanese cruiser Tone, one of the fleet involved in her destruction. The Edsall had been escorting the carrier USS Langley (CV-1) off Java when the carrier was badly damaged by a Japanese air attack and had to be scuttled. Many of the survivors from the Langley were lost when the Edsall was sunk, after running into a powerful Japanese fleet.
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Rickard, J (25 November 2018), Japanese picture of USS Edsall (DD-219) sinking, 1 March 1942 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Edsall_DD219_sinking.html