What I find most striking in this photo is the plane still appears to be trying to hit a boat off in the distance.
The aircraft carrier in the distance is the escort carrier USS Kitkun Bay (CVE-71).
June 21, 2014 | Categories: History, Human History, Images of History, Military Aviation, Military History, Modern Warfare, Nightmares of World War II, The Drama Of It All, The Politics of Cultural Destruction, World War Two | Tags: 1944, Adolf Hitler, AMERICA, battle of Saipan, black and white photography, Death, Fight, Japan, KAMIKAZE!, Military, Military history, Naval History, naval warfare, Nazi, Pacific, Photography, Politics, Power, Society, War, Weird, World History, World War two, WW2, wwii | Leave a comment
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