Photo #: 80-G-20989
Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, October 1942
U.S. Navy ships firing at attacking Japanese carrier aircraft during the battle, 26 October 1942. USS Enterprise (CV-6) is at left, with at least two enemy planes visible overhead. In the right center is USS South Dakota, firing her starboard 5"/38 secondary battery, as marked by the bright flash amidships.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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27 March 2000