Strike photo taken by USS Hancock aircraft showing an attack on the Yokosuka Navy Yard, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 18 Jul 1945. Note bomb splashes.

Caption     Strike photo taken by USS Hancock aircraft showing an attack on the Yokosuka Navy Yard, Tokyo Bay, Japan, 18 Jul 1945. Note bomb splashes. ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation
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Preparations for Invasion of Japan   Main article  Photos  Maps  
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Photos on Same Day 18 Jul 1945
Photos at Same Place Yokosuka, Kanawaga, Japan
Added By David Stubblebine

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Gene Brown says:
18 Jul 2018 04:44:22 PM

The caption should read "1945" instead of "1845."
2. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
18 Jul 2018 09:23:35 PM

Gene Brown (above):
You are right. It was a simple typo but it need to be corrected. Thank you for pointing this out.

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