USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-79) burns at sea off shore of Luzon, Philippines following attack by Japanese kamikaze aircraft
Luzon Island Philippines Date:1945, January 4 Duration:3 min 16 sec Sound:NO SOUND
During bombardment on Luzon, Philippines during Battle of Luzon, World War 2. U.S. Navy ships underway, supporting Lingayen Gulf landings. Ships at sea. Various views both close-up and distant of USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-79) burning and consumed in fire and smoke following hit by a Japanese kamikaze aircraft. Huge clouds of smoke rising from the aircraft carrier. Aircraft seen on flight deck. Support ships attempting to render aid and fight fires on the USS Ommaney Bay as it burns.
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