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Destroyer USS Kimberly in Measure 32/6D paint scheme seen from an LST south of Okinawa, Japan, 29-31 Mar 1945.

Caption   Destroyer USS Kimberly in Measure 32/6D paint scheme seen from an LST south of Okinawa, Japan, 29-31 Mar 1945. ww2dbase
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Photos at Same Place Pacific Ocean
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 22 Jan 2021

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
22 Feb 2021 06:27:31 PM

Note the visible space between Kimberly’s two aft main guns. There should be a structure here equal in height to the gun turrets. On 26 Mar 1945, a Japanese airplane plunged into the top of this structure and obliterated it. On top of this structure was a 40mm gun mount that was firing continuously at the attacking airplane right up until the moment of impact.

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