Photo #: 80-G-K-6886 (Color)
USS Nashville (CL-43)
Crewmen cleaning up the port side 5"/25 gun battery, after the ship was hit in that area by a Kamikaze on 13 December 1944, while en route to the Mindoro invasion.
Note fire damage to the guns and nearby structure.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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13 May 2002