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80-G-324441: Operation Ten-Go, USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24), April-June 1945

80-G-324441:  Operation Ten-Go, April-June 1945.  USS Belleau Wood (CVL 24), splash resulting from crash of a Japanese “Zero” near the carrier off Okinawa, Japan.  Note, the air bursts from anti-aircraft batteries and several friendly planes are visible above the ships.  Photograph USS Miami (CL 89), CPhoM M.R. Openshaw, S1/c M.H. Viola,released April 6, 1945.   Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.  Note, the photograph is curved.    (2016/11/01).
Caption: Operation Ten-Go, USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24), April-June 1945. USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24), splash resulting from crash of a Japanese “Zero” near the carrier off Okinawa, Japan. Note, the air bursts from anti-aircraft batteries and several friendly planes are visible above the ships. Photograph USS Miami (CL-89), CPhoM M.R. Openshaw, S1/c M.H. Viola,released April 6, 1945. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. Note, the photograph is curved. (2016/11/01).
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