USS OAKLAND HISTORY & IMAGES Page 3
USS Oakland History and Images Page 315 July 1941 to 1 July1949
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Thanks to Gene BalesMM1(SW), USN, for reproducing this document for the USS OAKLAND taken from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
USS Enterprise (CV 6), at left, Under attack by a Japanese suicide plane, during operations off Okinawa on 11 April 1945. She was hit and damaged on this day, but returned to action in early May following repairs made at Ulithi. At right is USS Oakland (CL 95), which is opening fire on the diving plane. Note tracer shells streaking across the upper part of the image.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives #80-G-315762.