PHOTOS: War in the Pacific


ABOVE: The USS Bunker Hill is hit by two Kamikaze planes within 30 seconds on May 11th, 1945 near Kyushu, wounding 264 and killing 372.

 

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ABOVE: A Japanese torpedo bomber explodes after a direct hit from a 5-inch shell during an unsuccessful attack on the USS Yorktown near Kwajelein on December 4th, 1943.

 

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ABOVE: A Japanese plane is shot down during an attack on the USS Kitkun Bay near the Mariana Islands in June 1944.

 

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ABOVE: A Japanese bomb splashes astern of a U.S. aircraft carrier during the Battle of Santa Cruz on October 26th, 1942.

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