Damage to the bridge of HMS Illustrious
Here we see damage done to the bridge of HMS Illustrious by a Kamikazi plane that struck the bridge a glancing blow before crashing into the sea.
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Rickard, J (21 July 2010), Damage to the bridge of HMS Illustrious, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_hms_illustrious_bridge_damage.html