Photo #: 80-G-303835
Iwo Jima Operation, 1945
USS Pensacola (CA-24) smoking after she was hit by shore battery fire while bombarding Iwo Jima in support of minesweepers, during the morning of 17 February 1945.
Note the YMS minesweeper at right.
Photographed from USS Nevada (BB-36).
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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Image posted 3 November 2006