Crew of USS Enterprise (CV-6) working to control damage after being struck by Japanese Kamikaze in World War II
Pacific Ocean Date:1945, May 14 Duration:55 sec Sound:NO SOUND
American warships firing antiaircraft guns at Japanese aircraft attacking the fleet. Black flak bursts seen in air. A Navy aircraft, with wings folded, dangling off flight deck of the USS Enterprise (CV-6). Smoke around fire fighters who have hoses spread on the deck. Flight deck filled with sailors manning hoses. Four sailors carrying injured sailor on stretcher, across the deck. Crews directing water hoses into gaping hole in flight deck where the forward elevator used to be before it was blown out of the ship by the explosion of the Kamikaze's bomb. (Note: As a result of this attack, the USS Enterprise was forced out of service for the remaining 3 months of the war.)
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