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NH 96904 USS Toledo (CA-133)

Photo #: NH 96904  USS Toledo (CA-133)
Title: USS Toledo (CA-133)
Description: Crewmen loading ammunition from a barge in Inchon Harbor, Korea, prior to Toledo's moving into position to support United Nations ground forces, as they attempt to stop the enemy's spring offensive, circa late April 1951. The original photo is dated 14 April 1951, which is nearly two weeks before Toledo arrived in the combat zone to begin her second Korean War tour. Men in center are carrying eight-inch powder cans, while those at right have hand trucks to move the heavy main battery projectiles. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 96904
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