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Claud Neal Fristoe, Jr. left New Guinea and was assigned to Leyte Gulf in the Philippines [Annotator's Note: Fristoe...
Henry A. Tacket and the USS Heermann (DD-532) returned to the United States after the Battle of Leyte Gulf. The ship...
While in the Philippines, Charles Chatterton's vessel [Annotator's Note: LCI(L)-334, Landing Craft Infantry (Large)]...
C. Charles Collie heard on 6 August [Annotator's Note: 1945] that the atomic bomb had been used on Hiroshima. He knew...
Dieter Greun tries to talk to veterans of the war, particularly those that fought in Europe then went to the Pacific....
Nicholas J. Zuras made his way through Pearl Harbor [Annotator's Note: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii], and proceeded to join an...
James Shoemaker's father returned home about nine months before the end of World War 2. He brought home McCampbell [...
Throughout summer of 1945, the Belleau Wood [Annotator's Note: USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)] began launching its planes...
Frederick Ellis had seven 40mm guns [Annotator's Note; Bofors 40mm automatic cannon] and 12 20mm guns [Annotator's Note...
[Annotator's Note: Jack Werner fought on Leyte Island, Philippines from October 1944 until April 1945]. In that time,...
Anti-aircraft fire above US aircraft carriers. Official captions:'"Jap [Japanese] suicide plane hits the water off Iwo...
Photograph. Burning Japanese airplane diving towards an American aircraft carrier; two folded Grumman Avenger torpedo...
US dubbed 'Baka' or Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka, "cherry blossom," a rocket powered human-guided kamikaze attack plane, "...
Photograph. Crew of the USS Wilkes-Barre (CL-103) helping fight fires on the burning USS Bunker Hill (CV-17). Official...
Photograph. Damaged deck of the USS Aaron Ward (DM-34) after Japanese kamikaze attacks. Official caption on front: "The...
Photograph. Damaged deck of the USS Lamson (DD-367) after a kamikaze attack. Official caption on front: "Navy destroyer...
Photograph. Debris covering the damaged deck of the USS Nevada (BB-36) after a kamikaze attack. Official caption on...
Photograph. Signal bridge aboard the aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-8) damaged by a kamikaze attack; smoke is rising...
Photograph. Damaged island control structure of the USS Ticonderoga (CV-14) after a Japanese kamikaze attack. Official...
Photograph. Damaged deck of the USS Morris (DD-417) after a Japanese kamikaze attack. Official caption on front: "...
Photograph. Sailors surveying the severely damaged deck of the USS Newcomb (DD-586). Official caption on front: "USS...
Photograph. Warplanes destroyed by Japanese kamikazes on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Bunker Hill (CV-17)....
Photograph. Destroyed elevator on the USS Bunker Hill (CV-17). Official caption on front: "No. 2 elevator on Bunker...
Photograph. Large Fire on the deck of the USS Nevada (BB-36) after a kamikaze attack; United States Navy sailors are...
Photograph. Flaming Japanese airplane diving towards an American aircraft carrier; another carrier is in the foreground...
Photograph. Japanese kamikaze diving towards the USS Suwannee (CVE-27); a Grumman F6F Hellcat is flying over the ship....
Photograph. Japanese kamikaze diving towards the USS Suwannee (CVE-27); a Grumman F6F Hellcat is flying in from the...
Photograph. Japanese kamikaze colliding with the USS Suwannee (CVE-27) and exploding on contact; a Grumman F6F Hellcat...
Photograph. Japanese soldiers who participated in a suicide attack on American-held Yontan airfield on Okinawa lie dead...
Photograph. Japanese suicide bomber crashes into the water after being hit by anti-aircraft guns. Official Caption: "...
Photograph. Japanese suicide plane crashes into ocean after narrowly missing a U.S. Navy carrier. Official Caption: "...
Photograph. U.S. Marines examining a Japanese manned flying bomb on Okinawa. Official Caption: "Rome. 7/9/45--Captured...
Photograph. Column of water rising from the ocean from a kamikaze crashing next to the USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)....
Photograph. Japanese kamikaze attcking the USS Santa Fe in open water. Official caption on front: "Jap suicide plane...
Photograph. Japanese kamikaze banking in air near an American warship. Official caption on front: "Kamikaze attack off...
Photograph. Japanese kamikaze crashing in the ocean next to an American aircraft carrier; antiaircraft flak is in the...

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