Photo #: 80-G-244210
Bombardment of Cherbourg, June 1944
A heavy German coast artillery shell falls between USS Texas (BB-35), in the background, and USS Arkansas (BB-33), while the two battleships were engaging Battery Hamburg during the bombardment of Cherbourg, France, 25 June 1944.
Photographed from Arkansas.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 6 November 2000
Rescanned and reposted 3 February 2004