|After 110 feet of USS Pittsburghâ€™s bow broke off during Typhoon Connie, she made her best speed of 8.5 knots for Guam with the sea pressing against the blunt end of an interior bulkhead and water-tight doors, 6-9 Jun 1944.||After the leading edge of USS Hornetâ€™s flight deck was collapsed in Typhoon Connie, F6F Hellcats were launched over the stern as the carrier steamed in reverse at 18.5 knots, 6 Jun 1945.|
|Canadian M4 Sherman tank 'Bomb', 6 Jun 1945||General Anthony McAuliffe unveiling the German surrender document in the rotunda of the National Archives Building, Washington DC, United States, 6 Jun 1945|
|USS Hornet (Essex-class) with 24 feet of her flight deck collapsed over the bow after being damaged 5 Jun 1945 in Typhoon Connie in the Philippine Sea. 120 knot winds and 60 foot seas caused the damage.|
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