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5 Jun 1945 typhoon map from the Japanese Meteorological Agency. Note the disturbance in the center that the Americans called Typhoon Connie and also the smaller disturbance closer to Okinawa.A Polish, a Latvian, and a Hungarian Jew, all rescued from Buchenwald Concentration Camp, boarded a plane for Palestine, 5 Jun 1945
5 Jun 1945 typhoon map from the Japanese Meteorological Agency. Note the disturbance in the center that the Americans called Typhoon Connie and also the smaller disturbance closer to Okinawa.A Polish, a Latvian, and a Hungarian Jew, all rescued from Buchenwald Concentration Camp, boarded a plane for Palestine, 5 Jun 1945
Battleship 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 1945
Battleship 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 1945
Bernard Montgomery, Dwight Eisenhower, Georgi Zhukov, and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny in Berlin, Germany, 5 Jun 1945Dwight Eisenhower, Georgi Zhukov, Bernard Montgomery, and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny at a feast in Berlin, Germany, 5 Jun 1945
Bernard Montgomery, Dwight Eisenhower, Georgi Zhukov, and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny in Berlin, Germany, 5 Jun 1945Dwight Eisenhower, Georgi Zhukov, Bernard Montgomery, and Jean de Lattre de Tassigny at a feast in Berlin, Germany, 5 Jun 1945
Escort 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.Heavy seas of Typhoon Connie as seen from the cruiser USS Pittsburgh looking aft down her starboard side, dawn 5 Jun 1945 in the Philippine Sea. Pittsburgh lost 110-feet of her bow in this storm.
Escort 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.Heavy seas of Typhoon Connie as seen from the cruiser USS Pittsburgh looking aft down her starboard side, dawn 5 Jun 1945 in the Philippine Sea. Pittsburgh lost 110-feet of her bow in this storm.
Men of US 500th Bomb Group loading M-69 jelly fire bombs, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 5 Jun 1945USS Attu, an escort carrier with a replenishment group, the morning after enduring Typhoon Connie in the Philippine Sea, 5 Jun 1945. Note at least three TBM Avengers tossed onto their backs by the storm.
Men of US 500th Bomb Group loading M-69 jelly fire bombs, Saipan, Mariana Islands, 5 Jun 1945USS Attu, an escort carrier with a replenishment group, the morning after enduring Typhoon Connie in the Philippine Sea, 5 Jun 1945. Note at least three TBM Avengers tossed onto their backs by the storm.
USS Hornet (Essex-class) taking white water over the bow in heavy seas during Typhoon Connie 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 Platte war diary page for 5 Jun 1945 that includes her barograph trace showing how quickly and how deeply the barometer plunged as the ship passed through Typhoon Connie, including the eye. USS Platte was a fleet oiler.
USS Hornet (Essex-class) taking white water over the bow in heavy seas during Typhoon Connie 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 Platte war diary page for 5 Jun 1945 that includes her barograph trace showing how quickly and how deeply the barometer plunged as the ship passed through Typhoon Connie, including the eye. USS Platte was a fleet oiler.


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