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80-G-54357 USS Savannah (CL-42)

Photo #: 80-G-54357  USS Savannah (CL-42)
Title: USS Savannah (CL-42)
Description: Crewmen fighting fires in the ship's # 3 six-inch gun turret, after it was hit by a German guided bomb during the Salerno operation, 11 September 1943. Note fully-equipped life rafts stowed atop the turret, and casualties laid out on deck alongside the # 2 turret. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-54357
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