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2nd kamikaze hit sheet 1       Columbia's mission, Deck Log, and a report from Commander Gilmer G. Weston

2nd kamikaze hit sheet 2       Famous kamikaze pictures N2445 and N2446

2nd kamikaze hit sheet 3       Picture from page 67 in the Battle History Book "BOMBED CRUISER BACK IN ACTION"

2nd kamikaze hit sheet 4       Flight path of 2nd kamikaze. A report from John Smith, 4th Division

2nd kamikaze hit sheet 5       A drawing indicating area of damage from the second hit.

2nd kamikaze hit sheet 6       Deck Log  (1600 - 1800 hours) describes damage from 2nd hit. Picture of the main deck were
                                             bomb and engine penetrated.  Discription from page 27 of the Battle History Book.

2nd kamikaze hit sheet 7       Photo 273029 with Navy report "Bombs failed to stop USS COLUMBIA.......Smoke all but
                                             obscures the USS COLUMBIA"

2nd kamikaze hit sheet 8       The VAL dive bomber, a drawing, discription, a silhouette, and a modern picture.

2nd kamikaze hit sheet 9       Actual "flight plot" of  kamikaze pilot Lt. Hirotomo Iwa with a discription from Greg Shooner,
                                             son of Robert Shooner.

2nd kamikaze hit sheet 10     Page 89 from The war cruises of USS Columbia by Captain Cary H. Hall, USN  (Ret.)

2nd kamikaze hit sheet 11     Page 90 from The war cruises of USS Columbia by Captain Cary H. Hall, USN  (Ret.)

2nd kamikaze hit sheet 12     Page 91 from The war cruises of USS Columbia by Captain Cary H. Hall, USN  (Ret.)

2nd kamiaze hit sheet 13       Page 92 from The war cruises of USS Columbia by Captain Cary H. Hall, USN  (Ret.)