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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.

Caption   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. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 11 May 1945
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 15 Jul 2014

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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