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The 72 members of the Azusa Special Attack Unit prior to take-off on special attack on US ships anchored at Ulithi Atoll; Kanoya Air Base, Kyushu, Japan, 11 Mar 1945USS Randolph with heavy damage to the hangar deck and flight deck after a P1Y Ginga special attack bomber crashing into the ship while at anchor in Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, 11 Mar 1945.An underside view of the USS Randolph flight deck 12 Mar 1945, the day after a Yokosuka P1Y Ginga (Frances) special attack aircraft crashed into Randolph’s stern as she rode at anchor in the Ulithi lagoon.USS Randolph Captain Felix Baker (pointing) showing Admiral Raymond Spruance damage to the flight deck after a P1Y Ginga special attack bomber crashed into the ship at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, 11 Mar 1945.
The 72 members of the Azusa Special Attack Unit prior to take-off on special attack on US ships anchored at Ulithi Atoll; Kanoya Air Base, Kyushu, Japan, 11 Mar 1945USS Randolph with heavy damage to the hangar deck and flight deck after a P1Y Ginga special attack bomber crashing into the ship while at anchor in Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, 11 Mar 1945.An underside view of the USS Randolph flight deck 12 Mar 1945, the day after a Yokosuka P1Y Ginga (Frances) special attack aircraft crashed into Randolph’s stern as she rode at anchor in the Ulithi lagoon.USS Randolph Captain Felix Baker (pointing) showing Admiral Raymond Spruance damage to the flight deck after a P1Y Ginga special attack bomber crashed into the ship at Ulithi, Caroline Islands, 11 Mar 1945.
What is left of an SB2C Helldiver on the heavily damaged flight deck of the USS Randolph after a P1Y Ginga special attack bomber crashed into the ship while at anchor in Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, 11 Mar 1945.13 Mar 1945 photo of the Essex-class carrier USS Randolph with damage to her flight deck as the result of a Japanese Yokosuka P1Y Ginga "Frances" Special Attack aircraft crashing into her at Ulithi Atoll, 11 Mar 1945.The splash close aboard the port side of USS Essex was caused by a Japanese D4Y Suisei dive bomber that crossed over the flight deck forward of the island before dropping into the sea, 19 Mar 1945Six gun camera photos of a G4M2e Model 24 Tei bomber carrying MXY7 Model 11 Ohka bombs, 1945
What is left of an SB2C Helldiver on the heavily damaged flight deck of the USS Randolph after a P1Y Ginga special attack bomber crashed into the ship while at anchor in Ulithi Lagoon, Caroline Islands, 11 Mar 1945.13 Mar 1945 photo of the Essex-class carrier USS Randolph with damage to her flight deck as the result of a Japanese Yokosuka P1Y Ginga "Frances" Special Attack aircraft crashing into her at Ulithi Atoll, 11 Mar 1945.The splash close aboard the port side of USS Essex was caused by a Japanese D4Y Suisei dive bomber that crossed over the flight deck forward of the island before dropping into the sea, 19 Mar 1945Six gun camera photos of a G4M2e Model 24 Tei bomber carrying MXY7 Model 11 Ohka bombs, 1945
A Japanese special attack aircraft exploding on the deck of USS Hancock off Okinawa, Japan, 7 Apr 1945USS Hancock burning after being struck by a kamikaze special attack aircraft off Okinawa, 7 Apr 1945. Note fires burning fore and aft, and TBM Avenger flying over the carrier. Photographed from USS Pasadena.USS Hancock maneuvering to control fires after being hit by a Japanese special attack aircraft off Okinawa, Japan, 7 Apr 1945Japanese special attack Zero fighter crashing into USS Missouri, off Okinawa, Japan, 11 April 1945
A Japanese special attack aircraft exploding on the deck of USS Hancock off Okinawa, Japan, 7 Apr 1945USS Hancock burning after being struck by a kamikaze special attack aircraft off Okinawa, 7 Apr 1945. Note fires burning fore and aft, and TBM Avenger flying over the carrier. Photographed from USS Pasadena.USS Hancock maneuvering to control fires after being hit by a Japanese special attack aircraft off Okinawa, Japan, 7 Apr 1945Japanese special attack Zero fighter crashing into USS Missouri, off Okinawa, Japan, 11 April 1945
High school girls from Chiran, Kagoshima, Japan waving cherry blossom branches to bid farewell to Lt Toshio Anazawa of Japanese Army 20th Shinbu Special Attack Unit in Ki-43 Hayabusa, 12 Apr 1945Intrepid burning after special attack, off Okinawa, Japan, 16 Apr 1945; a Fletcher-class destroyer in foregroundUSS Intrepid smoking and listing after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft off Okinawa, 16 Apr 1945.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.
High school girls from Chiran, Kagoshima, Japan waving cherry blossom branches to bid farewell to Lt Toshio Anazawa of Japanese Army 20th Shinbu Special Attack Unit in Ki-43 Hayabusa, 12 Apr 1945Intrepid burning after special attack, off Okinawa, Japan, 16 Apr 1945; a Fletcher-class destroyer in foregroundUSS Intrepid smoking and listing after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft off Okinawa, 16 Apr 1945.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.
D4Y3 Suisei special attack aircraft diving at USS Sangamon as part of Operation Kikusui No. 5, off Kerama Retto, Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945Firefighting aboard HMS Formidable after she was struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in the Pacific Ocean off Sakishima Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945, photo 1 of 2Firefighting aboard HMS Formidable after she was struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in the Pacific Ocean off Sakishima Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945, photo 2 of 2Fires burning aboard HMS Formidable after being stuck by Japanese special attack aircraft, Pacific Ocean, 4 May 1945
D4Y3 Suisei special attack aircraft diving at USS Sangamon as part of Operation Kikusui No. 5, off Kerama Retto, Ryukyu Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945Firefighting aboard HMS Formidable after she was struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in the Pacific Ocean off Sakishima Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945, photo 1 of 2Firefighting aboard HMS Formidable after she was struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in the Pacific Ocean off Sakishima Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945, photo 2 of 2Fires burning aboard HMS Formidable after being stuck by Japanese special attack aircraft, Pacific Ocean, 4 May 1945

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