Photo #: 80-G-328619
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17)
Casualties from "Kamikaze" hits are transferred to USS Wilkes-Barre (CL-103) for medical care, off Okinawa on 11 May 1945.
Photographed from Wilkes-Barre's port side amidships, looking aft.
Note SB2C aircraft (one with a burned wing) parked aft on Bunker Hill, smashed 40mm gun position on her starboard side, smoke from still-burning fires, and firefighting water streaming over her side. On Wilkes-Barre note the 40mm quad gun mount in the foreground and the electronic antenna above.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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14 July 2003