Photo #: 80-G-301528
USS Boise (CL-47)
Bombarding the Galela sector of Halmahera Island during the Morotai invasion, 15 September 1944.
This view looks forward on the port side from the midships 20mm gun gallery. Guns in the foreground are 5"/25s. This firing is being done by the forward 6"/47 gun turrets.
Note ammunition passing party at work in the lower right.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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27 November 2001