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NH 62571 USS Aaron Ward (DM-34)

Photo #: NH 62571  USS Aaron Ward (DM-34)
Title: USS Aaron Ward (DM-34)
Description: In the Kerama Retto anchorage, 5 May 1945, showing damage received when she was hit by several Japanese suicide planes off Okinawa on 3 May. Note three-bladed aircraft propeller lodged in her superstructure, just forward of the after 5/38 twin gun mount. Collection of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 62571
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