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Delbert Applegate, U.S. Navy

Delbert Applegate, fireman first class, died
on the morning of November 17, 1943, off
the Bougainville Island, in the SW Pacific,
his ship, the U.S.S. McKean, was sunk by a
torpedo launched from a Japanese plane.The explosion caused severe damage & a fire broke out immediately,followed by further explosions,The men in that part of the ship had no opportunity for escape. ... show more

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Delbert Applegate, U.S. Navy

Delbert Applegate

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