On this day in history: Photo of the Essex-class carrier USS Randolph with damage to her flight deck as the result of a Japanese Yokosuka P1Y Ginga "Frances"kamikaze attack crashing into her at Ulithi Atoll two days earlier. 13 March 1945.
US Navy Task Group 38.3 entering Ulithi anchorage in a column following strikes in Philippine Islands 24 December 1944. Ships from the front: Langley (CVL-27) Ticonderoga (CV-14) Washington (BB-56) North Carolina (BB-55) South Dakota (BB-57) Santa Fe (CL-60) Biloxi (CL-80) Mobile (CL-63) and Oakland (CL-95). Photo taken from Essex (CV-9).