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80-G-40319: PQ-17 Arctic Convoy, June-July 1942

<p>80-G-40319: PQ 17 Arctic Convoy, June-July 1942. A convoy en route to Russia fights in the North Atlantic. An enemy plane, hit by anti-aircraft fire, crashes into a U.S. merchant vessel causing her to explode. The vessel at right is turning to avoid the conflagration, July 1942.&nbsp;</p>
Caption: PQ-17 Arctic Convoy, June-July 1942. A convoy en route to Russia fights in the North Atlantic. An enemy plane, hit by anti-aircraft fire, crashes into a U.S. merchant vessel causing her to explode. The vessel at right is turning to avoid the conflagration, July 1942. . Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2015/10/20).
Accession #: 80-G-40319
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  • World War II 1939-1945
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