Photo #: 80-G-335103
USS Bismarck Sea (CVE-95)
Large explosion on board the ship, after she was hit by a Kamikaze during the night of 21-22 February 1945, while she was taking part in the Iwo Jima operation. She sank as a result of her damage.
Photographed from USS Saginaw Bay (CVE-82).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 25 October 2006