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NH 62581 "Ten-Go" Operation, April 1945

Photo #: NH 62581  "Ten-Go" Operation, April 1945
Title: "Ten-Go" Operation, April 1945
Description: Photo #: NH 62581 Ten-Go Operation, April 1945 Japanese battleship Yamato maneuvers while under attack by U.S. Navy carrier planes north of Okinawa, 7 April 1945. The original photo caption reads: The 72,000-ton Japanese battleship Yamato, pride of the Imperial Fleet, maneuvers evasively at a brisk 15 to 20 knots prior to attack. One fire can be observed amidships from previous attacks, but at this point no list has developed. Photographed from a USS Yorktown (CV-10) plane. Collection of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 62581
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