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80-G-417996 USS Juneau (CLAA-119)

Photo #: 80-G-417996  USS Juneau (CLAA-119)
Title: USS Juneau (CLAA-119)
Description: Receives ammunition and fuel at Sasebo, Japan, on 6 July 1950. Flagship of Rear Admiral John M. Higgins, Commander, Task Group 96.5, Juneau actively patrolled and bombarded along the Korean east coast from 28 June to 5 July 1950. She was the first U.S. Navy cruiser to see combat action during the Korean War. Note Japanese floating crane alongside. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-417996
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