Photo #: 80-CF-21343-2
USS Minneapolis (CA-36)
Firing her 8"/55 main battery guns during battle practice, 29 March 1939.
Taken from a floatplane of her embarked aviation unit, VCS-6.
Note the stripes painted on the tops of her forward gun turrets.
Photograph from Department of the Navy collections in the U.S. National Archives.
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11 February 2002