Navy Fights Off Kamikaze Planes
1945 -- Aircraft carriers Saratoga and Bunker Hill are partially disabled by Japanese kamikaze planes. Many planes return to the decks damaged or cause deck damage. 1 in 10 kamikaze succeed in damaging ships, killing nearly 400 crew, many rescued too. Gen. Eisenhower reviews a parade in Abilene, Kansas. President Truman receives an honorary degree from the University of Kansas City and speaks on the United Nations. President Truman arrives at the U.S. Capitol with the U.N. Charter.