Photo #: 80-G-216794
Makin Invasion, November 1943
A gasoline dump explodes on Butaritari Island, Makin, during the invasion, 20 November 1943. USS Baltimore (CA-68) is in the right center, with her gun turrets trained toward the island.
Photographed from USS Minneapolis (CA-36).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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12 December 2002