Kamikazehyökkäykset saivat alkunsa, kun japanilaisten räjähteillä lastatut lentokoneet törmäsivät lokakuussa 1944 yli 40 yhdysvaltalaislaivaan.
IJN carrier Shōkaku at Yokosuka, August 1941
USS Lexington Burning and sinking after her crew abandoned ship during the Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May Note planes parked aft, where fires have not yet reached.
The Heavy Cruiser USS Astoria as seen from HMAS Australia in Savo Sound on 8 August This is the last known photograph of USS Astoria.
Port Redondo Figure U. O’Brien is torpedoed by the Japanese submarine during the Guadalcanal Campaign, 15 September U. Wasp torpedoed minutes earlier, is burning in the distance.
USS Nashville a Brooklyn class light cruiser built at Camden, New Jersey, was commissioned in June During she cruised to the Caribbean and to Europe, completing the voyage by transporting a shipment of gold from Great Britain to the United States.
USS Augusta in English port, September 1944. [3713x3024]
8 in Northampton class heavy cruiser USS Augusta saw service as a headquarters…
USS Saratoga hit by a kamikaze, 21 February 1945
USS Hornet ,CV 8
16 in USS West Virginia in dating from she was extensively modernised after serious damage at Pearl Harbor and thereafter served throughout the Pacific campaign.