Photo #: 80-G-49132
Lieutenant Commander Joseph T. O'Callahan, USNR(ChC)
Gives "Last Rites" to an injured crewman aboard USS Franklin (CV-13), after the ship was set afire by a Japanese air attack, 19 March 1945.
The crewman is reportedly Robert C. Blanchard, who survived his injuries.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 8 January 2001
Coding updated and link added 14 October 2009