Uss Hazelwood (dd-531) : She Survived

cshortridge73
29th April 2012, 16:14
The Hazelwood (DD-531) tangled with the kamikaze....and she lost, but how she survived is almost unbelievable when you view the damage she experienced..... Her superstructure all but totally destroyed by hell-bent Japanese kamikaze, the bloodied survivors refused to give up their ship.

You can read about this ungodly event as well as view awesome pics of the damage......click here USS HAZELWOOD (DD-531) (http://navalmerchantshiparticles.blogspot.com/2012/04/uss-hazelwood-dd-531-survivor.html)

Hope you enjoy the article

jamesgpobog
29th April 2012, 19:02
The Hazelwood (DD-531) tangled with the kamikaze....and she lost, but how she survived is almost unbelievable when you view the damage she experienced..... Her superstructure all but totally destroyed by hell-bent Japanese kamikaze, the bloodied survivors refused to give up their ship.

You can read about this ungodly event as well as view awesome pics of the damage......click here USS HAZELWOOD (DD-531) (http://navalmerchantshiparticles.blogspot.com/2012/04/uss-hazelwood-dd-531-survivor.html)

Hope you enjoy the article

Those Fletchers did not react well to kamikaze hits. My first stepdad survived the kamikaze sinking of USS Bush DD529.