Explosion of USS Mount Hood, November 10, 1944

The ammunition ship, USS Mount Hood, was responsible for supplying ammunition to hundreds of ships from the United States Third Fleet in Seeadler Harbor. On March 10, 1944, something went terribly wrong. The History Guy tells a forgotten story that reminds us even the sailors on support vessels risked their lives in the World War II effort.

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