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NH 98129 USS Birmingham (CL-62)

Photo #: NH 98129  USS Birmingham (CL-62)
Title: USS Birmingham (CL-62)
Description: Damage caused by a Kamikaze which struck the ship's deck just aft of her Number Two gun turret, during operations off Okinawa on 4 May 1945. Fifty-one of Birmingham's crew lost their lives and eighty-one were injured in this suicide attack. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the Collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 98129
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