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

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 Japanese Zero fighter 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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