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Maritime Image of the Day: “Burial at Sea”

Body bags. Sailors. Ocean

PortandTerminal.com, April 27, 2020 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – This chilling photo shows the burial at sea for sailors of the USS Intrepid killed in a kamikaze attack in 1944. It has been colorized from the original black and white photo. Crewmen aboard New Jersey watch as a Japanese plane prepares to strike Intrepid 25 November 1944 USS Intrepid (CV/CVA/CVS-11) is one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during World …

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Kamikaze plane basically just bounced off of this heavy cruiser in WW2.

Colorized photo showing the minimal damage done to a Navy vessel by a Kamikaze fighter

PortandTerminal.com, February 28, 2020 In 1945, the HMS Sussex was struck by a kamikaze near the Dutch East Indies. The Japanese Mitsubishi Ki-51 ‘Sonia’ failed to penetrate the ships 4.5″ (115 mm) armor, leaving only a distinct imprint on the hull  LONDON – As WWII came to its final months the forces of Imperial Japan became increasingly desperate to stop …

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