USS Intrepid smoking and listing after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft off Okinawa, 16 Apr 1945. Note the volume of water from the fire fighting efforts pouring out of the hangar deck.

Caption   USS Intrepid smoking and listing after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft off Okinawa, 16 Apr 1945. Note the volume of water from the fire fighting efforts pouring out of the hangar deck. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseNational Museum of Naval Aviation RL Lawson Collection
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 5 Jul 2014

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