Photo #: 80-G-K-1870 (Color)
Invasion of Guam, July 1944
Pre-invasion bombardment of Guam, seen from USS New Mexico (BB-40), 14 July 1944.
An amphibious force flagship (AGC), probably Task Force 53 flagship USS Appalachian (AGC-1), is at left. Other ships present include a DD-348 class destroyer (right center), an old fast transport (APD) and two landing craft, infantry (LCI).
Photographed by S.C. Rotman.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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31 October 2001