Photo #: 80-G-13492
Guadalcanal-Tulagi Operation, 7-9 August 1942
The Australian heavy cruiser Australia underway off the north shore of Guadalcanal as the invasion task force leaves the area on 9 August 1942, following the Battle of Savo Island.
Photographed from USS Chicago (CA-29).
Savo Island is in the distance.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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12 November 2001