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WASHINGTON DC 20374-5060

Online Library of Selected Images:
-- U.S. NAVY SHIPS --

USS Indianapolis (CA-35), Actions and Activities: Miscellaneous World War II Actions

This page features views of USS Indianapolis in action off Saipan in June 1944 and other views of her in the Pacific war zone.

Additional pictures of Indianapolis will be found on the following pages:
USS Indianapolis, selected views;
USS Indianapolis in 1932-1941;
USS Indianapolis in 1942;
USS Indianapolis in 1943;
USS Indianapolis in 1944;
USS Indianapolis in 1945;
USS Indianapolis Actions and Activities: May 1934 Naval Review off New York City;
USS Indianapolis Actions and Activities: Presidential South American Tour, 1936;
Loss of USS Indianapolis, 30 July 1945; and
USS Indianapolis Onboard Views, 1932-1945.

If you want higher resolution reproductions than the Online Library's digital images, see "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."

Click on the small photograph to prompt a larger view of the same image.

Photo #: NH 53232

USS Indianapolis (CA-35)


Under fire by Japanese shore batteries, during the invasion of Saipan, June 1944.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 71KB; 740 x 620 pixels

 
Photo #: 80-G-231838

Invasion of Saipan, June 1944


LVTs move toward the beach, past bombarding cruisers, on "D-Day", 15 June 1944.
Cruiser firing in the background is USS Indianapolis (CA-35), flagship of Fifth Fleet commander Admiral Raymond A. Spruance.
Photographed from USS Birmingham (CL-62).

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Online Image: 104KB; 740 x 615 pixels

Reproductions of this image may also be available through the
National Archives photographic reproduction system.

 
Photo #: NH 53231

USS Indianapolis (CA-35)


In a Pacific harbor, circa May-October 1944.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

Online Image: 60KB; 740 x 605 pixels

 

Additional pictures of Indianapolis will be found on the following pages:
USS Indianapolis, selected views;
USS Indianapolis in 1932-1941;
USS Indianapolis in 1942;
USS Indianapolis in 1943;
USS Indianapolis in 1944;
USS Indianapolis in 1945;
USS Indianapolis Actions and Activities: May 1934 Naval Review off New York City;
USS Indianapolis Actions and Activities: Presidential South American Tour, 1936;
Loss of USS Indianapolis, 30 July 1945; and
USS Indianapolis Onboard Views, 1932-1945.

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30 December 1998