Destroyer, USS Sigsbee, being taken in tow by the Cruiser, USS Miami, after being hit by a Japanese Kamikase in World War II
Pacific Ocean Date:1945, April 14 Duration:2 min 10 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Aftermath of Japanese Kamikaze attack that struck aft of number 5 gun on the destroyer, USS Sigsbee (DD-502), April 14th, 1945, while she was on radar picket duty off Okinawa, during World War 2. The USS Sigsbee is seen with its stern partly under water. The USS Dashiell (DD-659) is in the background. View of the Sigsbee, from the U.S. Cruiser, USS Miami(CL-89) as she prepares to take the destroyer under tow. Some Sigsbee crew members seen on her upper deck and several occupy her gun position forward of the damaged area. Camera pans over Sigsbee's main deck, where many of her crew are seen, and then focuses on her bow, as crews from both ships secure tow lines.
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