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80-G-336949 USS England (DE-635)

Photo #: 80-G-336949  USS England (DE-635)
Title: USS England (DE-635)
Description: Damage from a Kamikaze hit received off Okinawa on 9 May 1945. This view, taken at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, on 24 July 1945, shows the port side of the forward superstructure, near where the suicide plane struck. Note scoreboard painted on the bridge face, showing her Presidential Unit Citation pennant and symbols for the six Japanese submarines and three aircraft credited to England. Also note fully provisioned life raft at right. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-336949
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