Carrier Bunker Hill burning after first special attack, off Okinawa, Japan, 11 May 1945Carrier USS Bunker Hill burning after the second special attack off Okinawa, Japan, 11 May 1945Destroyer HMS Malcolm approaching German submarine U-541 after the U-Boat surrendered pursuant to Germany’s surrender terms, 11 May 1945 off Portugal, photographed from a PBY from VPB-63.Front: Simpson, Patton, Spaatz, Eisenhower, Bradley, Hodges, Gerow. Back: Stearley, Vandenburg, Smith, Weiland, and Nugent. 12th Army Group Headquarters Bad Wildungen, Germany, 11 May 1945
Carrier Bunker Hill burning after first special attack, off Okinawa, Japan, 11 May 1945Carrier USS Bunker Hill burning after the second special attack off Okinawa, Japan, 11 May 1945Destroyer HMS Malcolm approaching German submarine U-541 after the U-Boat surrendered pursuant to Germany’s surrender terms, 11 May 1945 off Portugal, photographed from a PBY from VPB-63.Front: Simpson, Patton, Spaatz, Eisenhower, Bradley, Hodges, Gerow. Back: Stearley, Vandenburg, Smith, Weiland, and Nugent. 12th Army Group Headquarters Bad Wildungen, Germany, 11 May 1945
German citizens made aware of the atrocities at a nearby prisoners of war camp for captured Soviets, Suttrop, Germany, May 1945Marc Mitscher and Arleigh Burke aboard USS Enterprise, 11 May 1945The USS Bunker Hill, already burning from one special attack aircraft, is struck by another off Okinawa, 11 May 1945. Note cruiser USS Wilkes-Barre at left.The USS Bunker Hill, burning from two special attack aircraft crashing through the flight deck off Okinawa, 11 May 1945. Note cruiser Wilkes-Barre at extreme left and carrier Randolph at right.
German citizens made aware of the atrocities at a nearby prisoners of war camp for captured Soviets, Suttrop, Germany, May 1945Marc Mitscher and Arleigh Burke aboard USS Enterprise, 11 May 1945The USS Bunker Hill, already burning from one special attack aircraft, is struck by another off Okinawa, 11 May 1945. Note cruiser USS Wilkes-Barre at left.The USS Bunker Hill, burning from two special attack aircraft crashing through the flight deck off Okinawa, 11 May 1945. Note cruiser Wilkes-Barre at extreme left and carrier Randolph at right.
The USS Bunker Hill, burning from two special attack aircraft crashing through the flight deck off Okinawa, is assisted by cruiser Pasadena, 11 May 1945.The USS Bunker Hill, burning from two special attack aircraft crashing through the flight deck off Okinawa, is assisted by destroyer Charles S Perry and cruiser Wilkes-Barre, 11 May 1945.Transfer of wounded from USS Bunker Hill to USS Wilkes Barre, who were injured during fire following suicide dive bombing attack off Okinawa, 11 May 1945US Marine flamethrower and rifle squad attacking a Japanese position on Okinawa, Japan, 11 May 1945
The USS Bunker Hill, burning from two special attack aircraft crashing through the flight deck off Okinawa, is assisted by cruiser Pasadena, 11 May 1945.The USS Bunker Hill, burning from two special attack aircraft crashing through the flight deck off Okinawa, is assisted by destroyer Charles S Perry and cruiser Wilkes-Barre, 11 May 1945.Transfer of wounded from USS Bunker Hill to USS Wilkes Barre, who were injured during fire following suicide dive bombing attack off Okinawa, 11 May 1945US Marine flamethrower and rifle squad attacking a Japanese position on Okinawa, Japan, 11 May 1945
Vice Admiral Marc Mitscher (front row center) and his Fifth Fleet staff photographed on the hangar deck of USS Enterprise on the occasion of coming aboard, 11 May 1945. Note Commodore Arleigh Burke next to Mitscher.Wreckage of Ogawa
Vice Admiral Marc Mitscher (front row center) and his Fifth Fleet staff photographed on the hangar deck of USS Enterprise on the occasion of coming aboard, 11 May 1945. Note Commodore Arleigh Burke next to Mitscher.Wreckage of Ogawa's aircraft after his special attack on USS Bunker Hill, 11 May 1945


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