On This Day…November 25th
The prototype Martin B-26 Marauder (M40-1361) took off today on its maiden flight on 25 November 1940.
The results of two Kamikaze attacks on 25th November, 1944 on the USS Intrepid (CV-11). The attacks killed 66 men and the second photo shows the view from the USS New Jersey (BB-62) as the first aircraft hit the carrier
A truly sobering photo of the burial party assembled on the hangar deck of the Intrepid.
As well as the Maurader it was also the first flight of the mighty Mosquito today, in 1940. On 25 November, the prototype made its first flight, piloted by Geoffrey de Havilland Jr., accompanied by John E. Walker, the chief engine installation designer.
The devastating natural results of ‘Agent Orange’ in a photo taken on 25th November, 1967.
And here are some of the human effects…