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namvet
12-05-2012, 06:48 PM
posted on NATGEO. she's had it. her back is broken. those men are in shark infested waters

http://oi46.tinypic.com/eqw20h.jpg

http://oi42.tinypic.com/21mccq8.jpg

the B-25 was called the "RUTHLESS RUTH"

The plane was flown by USAAF Lieutenant Louie A. Mikell of Chatham County, Georgia

link http://worldwar2database.com/gallery3/index.php/wwii1331

tom!
12-07-2012, 12:51 AM
Hi.

This is not a destroyer but the Corvette-size Type D-class Coastal Defence Ship No. 134 (as mentioned in your link).

The attack occured only some 50 m off the island of Amoy. So I doubt that there were many losses due to sharks. ;)

Nevertheless an impressive footage.

Yours

tom! ;)

namvet
12-12-2012, 12:41 PM
U.S. A-20 Havoc of the 89th Squadron, 3rd Attack Group, at the moment it clears a Japanese merchant ship following a successful skip bombing attack. Wewak, New Guinea, March 1944

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f2/A20BismarckSea.jpg