Photo #: NH 97051
"Shore Batteries under Fire"
White phosphorus shells bursting during a bombardment by USS Manchester (CL-83) of enemy artillery emplacements on the Kalma Gak peninsula, near Wonsan, North Korea, circa 4 May 1951.
Photograph was released by Commander, Naval Forces Far East, under date of 4 May 1951.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the "All Hands" collection at the Naval Historical Center.
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19 October 1999