Smoke over the deck of a Ticonderoga aircraft carrier

Ticonderoga aircraft carrier


The photo captures the smoking flight deck of the aircraft carrier Ticonderoga after hitting a kamikaze plane. The bomb exploded immediately after breaking through the flight deck at the hangar ceiling. Ahead of the nose lift of an airplane lift clouds of smoke. The teak wood chips, from which the flight deck flooring was made, are clearly visible. The wreckage of this strong wood is often found punched fuselages aircraft. January 21, 1945.

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