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NH 62570 USS LONGSHAW (DD-559)

USS LONGSHAW (DD-559)
Title: USS LONGSHAW (DD-559)
Caption: Three minutes after the forward magazine of the ship blew up. Photo was taken with an artillery flare by III PHIB Corps (COMPHIBFORPAC), 18 May 1945. The ship was hit by a Japanese coastal battery off Okinawa.
Description: Courtesy of Fleet Admiral Nimitz
Catalog #: NH 62570
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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