Attacks by Japanese aircraft as seen from the USS Yorktown (CV-10), during World War II in the Pacific
Pacific Theater Date:1944 Duration:1 min 19 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Glimpses of ship's island, deck crews, antiaircraft guns and F6F aircraft parked with wings folded on the USS Yorktown (CV-10), in the Pacific, during World War 2. A U.S. escort carrier and a destroyer nearby. Flak low on horizon as U.S. ships fire at a attacking Japanese airplane flying only a few feet above the water. Crew of the USS Yorktown stands watching as the attacking airplane turns and crashes at the stern of the Yorktown. Another Japanese attacker flies just over the stern and is hit by Yorktown's gunners, bursting into flames and crashing into the sea, with a huge explosion. An F6F recovers on the flight deck.The United States class light cruiser Cleveland.
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