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Smoke plume from the burning oiler USS Mississinewa in Ulithi Lagoon as seen from the battleship USS South Dakota, 20 Nov 1944. Carriers in the foreground are Bunker Hill and Langley (Independence-class).Smoke rising from the overturned and burning fleet oiler USS Mississinewa in Ulithi Lagoon, 20 Nov 1944 as seen from the carrier Lexington (Essex-class). Ticonderoga is at left and hospital ship Solace is at right.A special attack aircraft exploded after hitting Intrepid, off Philippine Islands, 25 Nov 1944A special attack aircraft exploding on the flight deck of USS Intrepid as seen from the catwalks, off the Philippine Islands, 25 Nov 1944
Smoke plume from the burning oiler USS Mississinewa in Ulithi Lagoon as seen from the battleship USS South Dakota, 20 Nov 1944. Carriers in the foreground are Bunker Hill and Langley (Independence-class).Smoke rising from the overturned and burning fleet oiler USS Mississinewa in Ulithi Lagoon, 20 Nov 1944 as seen from the carrier Lexington (Essex-class). Ticonderoga is at left and hospital ship Solace is at right.A special attack aircraft exploded after hitting Intrepid, off Philippine Islands, 25 Nov 1944A special attack aircraft exploding on the flight deck of USS Intrepid as seen from the catwalks, off the Philippine Islands, 25 Nov 1944
Anti-aircraft crew member of USS New Jersey watching a special attack aircraft diving into USS Intrepid, 25 Nov 1944; note OS2U Kingfisher float plane on the port catapultBulging bulkhead in No. 3 Ready Room on the gallery deck of USS Intrepid from the explosion of a Japanese special attack aircraft in the hangar deck spaces, off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944Damage control parties trying to bring fires under control on the flight deck of USS Intrepid following the crash of a Japanese special attack aircraft off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944Damage control parties trying to bring fires under control on the flight deck of USS Intrepid following the crash of a Japanese special attack aircraft off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944
Anti-aircraft crew member of USS New Jersey watching a special attack aircraft diving into USS Intrepid, 25 Nov 1944; note OS2U Kingfisher float plane on the port catapultBulging bulkhead in No. 3 Ready Room on the gallery deck of USS Intrepid from the explosion of a Japanese special attack aircraft in the hangar deck spaces, off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944Damage control parties trying to bring fires under control on the flight deck of USS Intrepid following the crash of a Japanese special attack aircraft off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944Damage control parties trying to bring fires under control on the flight deck of USS Intrepid following the crash of a Japanese special attack aircraft off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944
Damage control parties trying to bring fires under control on the flight deck of USS Intrepid following the crash of a Japanese special attack aircraft off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944. Note the bulge in the deckDamage control parties trying to bring fires under control on the hangar deck of USS Intrepid following the crash of a Japanese special attack aircraft off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944Damage control parties trying to bring fires under control on the hangar deck of USS Intrepid following the crash of a Japanese special attack aircraft off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944 Damage control parties trying to bring fires under control on the hangar deck of USS Intrepid following the crash of a Japanese special attack aircraft off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944
Damage control parties trying to bring fires under control on the flight deck of USS Intrepid following the crash of a Japanese special attack aircraft off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944. Note the bulge in the deckDamage control parties trying to bring fires under control on the hangar deck of USS Intrepid following the crash of a Japanese special attack aircraft off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944Damage control parties trying to bring fires under control on the hangar deck of USS Intrepid following the crash of a Japanese special attack aircraft off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944 Damage control parties trying to bring fires under control on the hangar deck of USS Intrepid following the crash of a Japanese special attack aircraft off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944
Damage to the flight deck and the hangar deck of USS Intrepid following the crash of a Japanese special attack aircraft off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944Intrepid smoking after being hit by Japanese special attack aircraft, seen from battleship New Jersey, 25 Nov 1944; note New JerseySpecial attack pilot Lt. Yoshinori YamaguchiSpecial attack pilot Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi
Damage to the flight deck and the hangar deck of USS Intrepid following the crash of a Japanese special attack aircraft off the Philippines, 25 Nov 1944Intrepid smoking after being hit by Japanese special attack aircraft, seen from battleship New Jersey, 25 Nov 1944; note New Jersey's 40mm guns in foregroundSpecial attack pilot Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi's Yokosuka D4Y3 Model 33 diving at carrier Essex, at 1256 on 25 Nov 1944, photo 1 of 3Special attack pilot Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi's Yokosuka D4Y3 Model 33 diving at carrier Essex, at 1256 on 25 Nov 1944, photo 2 of 3
Special attack pilot Lt. Yoshinori YamaguchiUSS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori YamaguchiUSS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori YamaguchiUSS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi
Special attack pilot Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi's Yokosuka D4Y3 Model 33 diving at carrier Essex, at 1256 on 25 Nov 1944, photo 3 of 3USS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi's special attack D4Y3 Model 33 aircraft, at 1256 hours on 25 Nov 1944, photo 01 of 10USS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi's special attack D4Y3 Model 33 aircraft, at 1256 hours on 25 Nov 1944, photo 02 of 10USS Essex struck by Lt. Yoshinori Yamaguchi's special attack D4Y3 Model 33 aircraft, at 1256 hours on 25 Nov 1944, photo 03 of 10

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