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Today in World War II History—Dec. 4, 1943

Cdr. Robert Ward, WWII (US Navy photo)

Cdr. Robert Ward, WWII (US Navy photo)

75 Years Ago—Dec. 4, 1943: Submarine USS Sailfish, under command of Lt. Cdr. Robert Ward of Antioch, CA, sinks Japanese escort carrier Chuyo off Japan.

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Japanese escort carrier Chuyo after torpedo strike (public domain via WW2 Database)

Japanese escort carrier Chuyo after torpedo strike (public domain via WW2 Database)

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