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H-012-2: Laffey and Hiei


Navy Art Collection painting that depicts destroyer Laffey just after she has crossed under the Japanese battleship Hiei’s bow and is engaging the battleship with 5-inch and 20-mm guns—and sidearms—at near-point-blank range on 13 November 1942 off Guadalcanal.
Navy Art Collection painting depicting destroyer Laffey just after she has crossed under the Japanese battleship Hiei’s bow and is engaging the battleship with 5-inch and 20-mm guns—and sidearms—at near-point-blank range on 13 November 1942 off Guadalcanal.

H-Gram 012, Attachment 2
Samuel J. Cox, Director NHHC
November 2017 

 

Published: Wed May 08 11:12:28 EDT 2019