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HMS Formidable burning after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in the Pacific Ocean off Sakishima Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945

Caption   HMS Formidable burning after being struck by a Japanese special attack aircraft in the Pacific Ocean off Sakishima Islands, Japan, 4 May 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   A 29717
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Photos on Same Day 4 May 1945
Photos at Same Place Pacific Ocean
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 12 Apr 2015

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Licensing  Crown Copyright / Public Domain. According to the Crown Copyright laws of the United Kingdom, copyright protection has expired for photographs created prior to 1 Jun 1957.



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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Lesley Davies says:
11 Nov 2016 08:01:02 PM

My Dad, William Littlewood Holdsworth was one of those seriously injured during the Kami Kazi attack 4th May 1945 H.M.S. Formidable. He was sent to the Blue Mountains in Australia to recover from his wounds.

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