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  • object name: Official photograph
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Attacks on Shipping: Inspecting damage to the bridge of HMS ILLUSTRIOUS caused by a Japanese 'Judy' single engine dive bomber on 6 April 1945. The plane passed just in front of the bridge about 9 feet from where the Commanding Officer, Captain C E Lambe, CB, CVO, RN, was standing and crashed into the sea.

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