Survivors from the USS Helena (CL-50) on Vella Lavella
Watercolor of a kamikaze in flames careening towards a the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet (CV-12)
Bak, Michael Jr. – Destroyer Quartermaster
F-14 “Fast Eagle 102” from Fighter Squadron 41 on board the carrier USS Nimitz (CVN-68)

‘USN 2, Qaddafi 0’

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
September 2018
On 19 August 1981 two Libyan Fitters attacked the U.S. Forces in the Gulf of Sidra and were destroyed.