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Suicide in Pairs

A plane is heading towards a landing craft
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by James Turnbull; 1945; Framed Dimensions 32H X 40W
Accession #: 88-159-KI as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Streaking down from a sullen flak-pocked sky, a Japanese kamikaze suicide plane heads towards its target an Landing Ship Tank (LST), already smoking and in wreckage from another enemy plane that crashed on its deck a few seconds before. This action occurred during the Philippines campaign.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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