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80-G-324533 Okinawa Campaign, 1945

Photo #: 80-G-324533  Okinawa Campaign, 1945
Title: Okinawa Campaign, 1945
Description: A Japanese Zeke airplane splashes into the sea astern of USS Vincennes (CL-64), during an attack on Task Group 58.1 off Okinawa on 6 April 1945. The original caption states: Broadness of splash indicates plane either had no bomb, or that it did not explode, as tall, thin column, characteristic of bomb explosion, is missing. Photographed from USS Miami (CL-89). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-324533
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