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Today in aviation history – 13th January

On 13th January 1945 Japanese kamikaze pilot damaged American escort carrier USS Salamaua. It was the last kamikaze success on waters surrounding the Philippines. Despite serious damages (runway, airshed, drive, rudder) the USS Salamaua was provisorily repaired and reached San Francisco. On 21st April the repair of the ship was finished.

Autor: Redakcja Świat

Redakcja Świat