USS Ward on fire and sinking after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in Ormoc Bay, Philippines, 7 Dec 1944, three years to the day after she fired the first US shot of the Pacific War.
USS Ward on fire and sinking after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in Ormoc Bay, Philippines, 7 Dec 1944, three years to the day after she fired the first US shot of the Pacific War.


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Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, 16 Mar 1945