USS Wasp (CV-7) burning after receiving two torpedo hits from the Japanese submarine I-19 while steaming well to the southward of Guadalcanal, 15 September 1942.
Neither of these two would survive the Solomon Islands campaign of 1942.
ironwarriors: “ A D4Y Suisei dives at the deck of the USS Sangamon (CVE-26) during a kamikaze attack in the Ryukyu Islands. The Sangamon suffered 11 dead, 25 missing, 21 seriously wounded, extensive...
Loss of USS Princeton (CVL-23), 24 October 1944 Smoke rises from an explosion in Princeton's hangar deck at 1000.5 hrs. on 24 October 1944, shortly after she was hit by a Japanese bomb while operating off the Philippines. Photographed from USS South Dakota (BB-57).
The battleship USS Idaho shells Okinawa on April 1, 1945
A Japanese Nakajima B6N ‘Tenzan’ torpedeo bomber is hit by a 5 inch shell while attacking the USS ‘Yorktown’ aircraft carrier off Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, North Pacific. Mid-day on the 4th December 1943.
IJN Aircraft Carrier Junyo 航空母艦-隼鷹
The Japanese battleship Hyuga lies in shallow water of the Kure naval base. She received 21 direct bomb hits and another 30 that damaged her. The photo was taken by a crew member of USS Siboney (CVE-112).
Imperial Japanese Navy carrier Shoho sinking and burning at the Battle of Coral Sea