Combat photo of the Boeing Flying Fortress "Lakanuki" of the Bomb Group, Squadron going down just after it's tail blown off. The tail gunner David L. Butcher survived by being thrown clear when the tail came off.
An unfortunate Hellcat which had it's engine blown off. This catastrophic damage of this type is incredibly rare, indicating the engine was hit by a large calibre shell, probably or above. Somewhere in the Pacific, date unknown.