Naval History and Heritage Command

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NH 79449 USS Columbia (CL-56)

Photo #: NH 79449  USS Columbia (CL-56)
Title: USS Columbia (CL-56)
Description: Japanese Kamikaze aircraft diving on the ship at 1729 hrs on 6 January 1945, during the Lingayen Gulf operation. This plane hit the main deck by the after gun turret, causing extensive damage and casualties. Courtesy of John R. Henry, 1973. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 79449
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