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SC 243636 USS Savannah (CL-42)

Photo #: SC 243636  USS Savannah (CL-42)
Title: USS Savannah (CL-42)
Description: Afire immediately after she was hit by a German guided bomb during the Salerno operation, 11 September 1943. Smoke is pouring from the bomb's impact hole atop the ship's number three 6/47 gun turret. Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: SC 243636
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