Photo #: 80-G-K-386 (Color)
Guadalcanal Landings, August 1942
Ships maneuvering off Tulagi, Solomon Islands, on 9 August 1942. Photographed from USS Ellet (DD-398). USS Chicago (CA-29) is at right, with a destroyer's stern and wake in the foreground.
Column of smoke in the left center distance, beyond the two destroyers, may be from the burning USS George F. Elliott (AP-13).
The original color transparency was a 35mm slide.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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24 October 2001