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NH 78232 Attu Invasion, May 1943

Photo #: NH 78232  Attu Invasion, May 1943
Title: Attu Invasion, May 1943
Description: USS Pruitt (DM-22) leads landing craft from USS Heywood (APA-6) toward their landing beaches in Massacre Bay, Attu, on the first day of the invasion, 11 May 1943. Pruitt used her radar and searchlight to guide the boats nine miles through the fog. The searchlight beam is faintly visible pointing aft from atop her pilothouse. Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Institute Photo Collection. Collection of James C. Fahey. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 78232
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