A Polish, a Latvian, and a Hungarian Jew, all rescued from Buchenwald Concentration Camp, boarded a plane for Palestine, 5 Jun 1945Battleship Indiana taking water over the bow while sailing through a typhoon in the Okinawa, Japan area, circa 5 Jun 1945Bernard Montgomery, Dwight Eisenhower, Georgi Zhukov, and Arthur Tedder at Frankfurt, Germany, 5 Jun 1945Bernard Montgomery, Dwight Eisenhower, Georgi Zhukov, and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny in Berlin, Germany, 5 Jun 1945
A Polish, a Latvian, and a Hungarian Jew, all rescued from Buchenwald Concentration Camp, boarded a plane for Palestine, 5 Jun 1945Battleship Indiana taking water over the bow while sailing through a typhoon in the Okinawa, Japan area, circa 5 Jun 1945Bernard Montgomery, Dwight Eisenhower, Georgi Zhukov, and Arthur Tedder at Frankfurt, Germany, 5 Jun 1945Bernard Montgomery, Dwight Eisenhower, Georgi Zhukov, and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny in Berlin, Germany, 5 Jun 1945
Dwight Eisenhower, Georgi Zhukov, Bernard Montgomery, and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny at a feast in Berlin, Germany, 5 Jun 1945Escort carrier USS Attu the morning after riding out a punishing typhoon that scattered aircraft all over the flight deck and washed 3 aircraft overboard, 5 Jun 1945.Men of US 500th Bomb Group loading M-69 jelly fire bombs, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 5 Jun 1945USS Hornet (Essex-class) taking white water over the bow in heavy seas off Okinawa, 5 Jun 1945. Hornet would soon take green water over the bow that collapsed the forward 24 feet of her flight deck.
Dwight Eisenhower, Georgi Zhukov, Bernard Montgomery, and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny at a feast in Berlin, Germany, 5 Jun 1945Escort carrier USS Attu the morning after riding out a punishing typhoon that scattered aircraft all over the flight deck and washed 3 aircraft overboard, 5 Jun 1945.Men of US 500th Bomb Group loading M-69 jelly fire bombs, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 5 Jun 1945USS Hornet (Essex-class) taking white water over the bow in heavy seas off Okinawa, 5 Jun 1945. Hornet would soon take green water over the bow that collapsed the forward 24 feet of her flight deck.
USS Hornet (Essex-class) with 24 feet of her flight deck collapsed over the bow after being damaged 5 Jun 1945 in a typhoon in the Philippine Sea. 120 knot winds and 60 foot seas caused the damage.
USS Hornet (Essex-class) with 24 feet of her flight deck collapsed over the bow after being damaged 5 Jun 1945 in a typhoon in the Philippine Sea. 120 knot winds and 60 foot seas caused the damage.


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