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80-G-274873 Battle of Vella LaVella (II) 6th-7th October 1943.

Battle of Vella LaVella (II) 6th-7th October 1943.
Title: Battle of Vella LaVella (II) 6th-7th October 1943.
Caption: Damaged USS SELFRIDGE (DD-357) after the battle. Her bow had been wrecked by a Japanese destroyer torpedo in this action. Note 5"/38 twin gun. Alongside is USS O'BANNON (D-450), which damaged her bow in a collision during the action.
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Catalog #: 80-G-274873
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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