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80-G-39745 Fais Island

Photo #: 80-G-39745  Fais Island
Title: Fais Island
Description: (near Ulithi Atoll, Caroline Islands) Periscope photograph, taken by USS Wahoo (SS-238) on 27 January 1943. The view shows a refinery and large warehouse adjacent to a phosphate works. Wahoo had intended to shell the latter, but had to break off when an enemy ship came on the scene. (See: Photographic Intelligence Report # 82, 17 March 1943) Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-39745
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