USS Charrette (DD-581) screening USS New Jersey (BB-62), Leyte Gulf, 1944

USS Charrette (DD-581) screening USS New Jersey (BB-62), Leyte Gulf, 1944
Here we see the Fletcher class destroyer USS Charrette (DD-581) screening the battleship USS New Jersey (DD-581) on 24 October 1944, during the battle of Leyte Gulf. This was the day before the main events of the battle, although the US fleet did come under air attack.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (11 September 2021), USS Charrette (DD-581) screening USS New Jersey (BB-62), Leyte Gulf, 1944 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Charrette_DD581_screening_New_Jersey.html

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