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May 11, 1945

The aircraft carrier Bunker Hill (CV 17) burns after being hit by two kamikaze aircraft. Casualties on board included 346 killed, 43 missing, and 264 wounded.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

Source:  National Naval Aviation Museum

Date Added: 2011-05-11

Tags: Carrier, CV-17

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