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80-G-273114 Lingayen Operation, January 1945

Photo #: 80-G-273114  Lingayen Operation, January 1945
Title: Lingayen Operation, January 1945
Description: A Japanese plane makes a suicide attack on a Bagley class destroyer, west of the Philippines on 5 January 1945. The ship is probably USS Helm (DD-388), which was slightly damaged by a Kamikaze on that date. Note anti-aircraft shell bursts in the vicinity. Photographed by USS Steamer Bay (CVE-87). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-273114
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