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1945-05-11

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Crewmen fighting fires on flight deck of the USS Bunker Hill which was badly damaged & set ablaze after being hit twice in thirty seconds by Japanese kamikaze pilots off coast of Japan at a cost of 392 dead or missing & 264 wounded.

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  • Date: 1945-05-11
  • Location: Okinawa, Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Aircraft Carriers, Wars, Fire Fighting, Wwii, Navy, American, Air Raids On Ships, Bunker Hill, Action, Ryukyu Islands, Okinawa, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_241471
  • Credits: LIFE

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