Photo #: 80-G-301229
Lingayen Invasion, January 1945
USS Mississippi (BB-41) bombarding Luzon, during the Lingayen operation, 8 January 1945. She is followed by USS West Virginia (BB-48) and HMAS Shropshire.
Photographed from USS New Mexico (BB-40).
Mississippi is painted in camouflage Measure 32, Design 6D.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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2 October 2000