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80-G-324543 Okinawa Campaign, 1945

Photo #: 80-G-324543  Okinawa Campaign, 1945
Title: Okinawa Campaign, 1945
Description: A Japanese airplane (believed 'Zeke') about to crash into the sea as a result of heavy anti-aircraft gunfire, during an air attack on Task Group 58.1 off Okinawa, 14 April 1945. Photographed from USS Miami (CL-89), whose 5/38 and 40mm guns are firing in the foreground. Two other ships, nearly hidden by gunfire smoke, are in the distance. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-324543
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