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80-G-707876 Wonsan Oil Refinery, Wonsan, North Korea

Photo #: 80-G-707876  Wonsan Oil Refinery, Wonsan, North Korea
Title: Wonsan Oil Refinery, Wonsan, North Korea
Description: Under attack by aircraft from Valley Forge (CV-45) on 18 July 1950. Smoke from this attack, which reportedly destroyed some 12,000 tons of refined petroleum products and much of the plant, could be seen sixty miles out at sea. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-707876
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