Photo #: 80-G-K-3031 (Color)
USS Alaska (CB-1)
Firing 5"/38 guns on 5 February 1945, one day before the ship arrived at Ulithi and joined the fast carrier task force.
Note "flak" bursts in the left distance.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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1 March 2000