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80-G-38824 Battle of Rennell Island

Photo #: 80-G-38824  Battle of Rennell Island
Title: Battle of Rennell Island
Description: 29-30 January 1943 Cruisers of Task Force 18 at sea en route to Guadalcanal on 29 January 1943, prior to the Japanese night air attack off Rennell Island. Photographed from USS Wichita (CA-45). USS Chicago (CA-29) is in the right center, with USS Louisville (CA-28) in the distance. Note men on Wichita's deck, working on a paravane. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-38824
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