Japanese “Zero” fighter, controlled by a suicide pilot, crashes into the battleship “Missouri”

Zero fighter, battleship Missouri

The Japanese kamikaze pilot in the A6M Zero fighter crashes into the American Missouri battleship (USS Missouri (BB-63) during the Battle of Okinawa.) The plane hit the ship below the main deck, causing minor damage and without causing casualties.
In the foreground – a team of 40-mm anti-aircraft guns.

 

 

Location: Okinawa, Japan
Date: April 11, 1945
Author: Len Schmidt

In : 1945

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