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80-G-83243 Salerno Operation, September 1943

Photo #: 80-G-83243  Salerno Operation, September 1943
Title: Salerno Operation, September 1943
Description: A U.S. Navy destroyer lays a smoke screen during a Red Alert for air attack, off the Salerno invasion beaches in September 1943. Photographed from the port bridge wing of USS Philadelphia (CL-41). Note manned and ready 20mm and 40mm guns on Philadelphia and elevated fire control radar antenna and 5/38 guns on the destroyer. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-83243
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