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File:Kamikaze zero.jpg

English: Kamikaze attack on the USS Missouri (BB-63). About to be hit by a Japanese A6M "Zero" kamikaze, while operating off Okinawa on 11 April 1945. The plane hit the ship's side below the main deck, causing minor damage and no casualties on board the battleship. A 40 mm quad gun mount's crew is in action in the lower foreground. The kamikaze on the photo has been identified as either Flight Petty Officer 2nd Class Setsuo Ishino or Flight Petty Officer 2nd Class Kenkichi Ishii.
Suomi: Taistelulaiva USS Missouri kamikazehyökkäyksen kohteena Okinawan tienoilla 11. huhtikuuta 1945. Kuva otettu juuri ennen kuin Mitsubishi A6M -hävittäjä, "Zero", törmää laivaan. Kone osui laivan kylkeen pääkannen alapuolelle aiheuttaen vähäisiä vaurioita mutta ei miehistötappioita. Kuvan alareunassa näkyy neliputkinen 40 mm ilmatorjuntatykki miehistöineen. Valokuvan ottajana pidetään matruusi Len Schmidtia.
Date 11 April 1945
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Author Harold "Buster" Campbell according to USS Missouri Memorial Association or Len Schmidt according to Naval and Heritage Command
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