Naval History and Heritage Command

National Museum of the U.S. Navy

Damage Control Mission Brief:  (Blue Navy) A Study Based on the Battle of Okinawa, (April - June 1945)

In this pamphlet, one will learn about training used to prevent damage from occurring, training to control damage, and restoration after the damage has occured.   One will also learn about Sailors who dealt with the damage to personnel and equipment.   

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Images:    80-G-740702:  BattleshipYamato, running trials, October 30, 1941 and 80-G-330116: USS Rall (DE-304), at Kerama Retto, after being hit by a kamikaze off Okinawa, April 21, 1945.