A typhoon strikes the U.S. Navy fleet withdrawing after the attack on Aguni island, in the Pacific during World War II.
Pacific Ocean Date:1945 Duration:3 min 35 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Navy fleet struck by a typhoon in the Pacific, during World War II. The rough waters in the Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Navy fleet of ships hit by a typhoon. The typhoon hits the U.S. Navy 3rd Fleet withdrawing after the attack on Aguni in Ryukyu Islands in Okinawa. Water lashes at the bow of a battleship. Battleships, cruisers, destroyers and carriers in the fleet hit by the typhoon. Water rushes on the bow of USS Massachusetts. Men on the ship trying to cover themselves. The seaplanes on the stern of the ship being wrecked on the launcher. The battleship USS Indiana fighting the heavy waters. The aircraft carriers damaged by the typhoon. The bow of the cruiser USS Pittsburg in the rough waters. The seaplanes on the stern being damaged. One of the aircrafts on the launcher. Other seaplanes being wrecked on the deck. The bow of the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Bennington get damaged. An aircraft takes off from the deck of the carrier which is undamaged. The steel girders supporting the deck is bent and twisted. The carrier at sea. The wrecked section hangs over the bow. The crew of the carrier Hornet repairing the damage. The aircraft wreckage on the stern of the ship. Men inspecting the damage. Navy personnel on parts of the aircraft on the deck. The USS Pittsburg being brought by a Navy tug to a floating dry dock for repair. A temporary step bow is put on USS Pittsburg.
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