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USN 1127808 Naval Gunfire Support

Naval Gunfire Support
Title: Naval Gunfire Support
Caption: The biggest and fastest guns operating in the Tonkin Gulf belong to the USS NEWPORT NEWS (CA-148). Her 8-inch/55 caliber rapid-fire guns rake North Vietnamese targets daily during Operation Sea Dragon. The NEWPORT NEWS arrived on Yankee Station in October 1967 to enter combat for the first time in her 19 years, 11 October 1967.
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Catalog #: USN 1127808
Copyright Owner: National Archives
Original Creator: Photographer, Journalist First Class Willard B. Bass, Jr.
Original Date: Wed, Oct 11, 1967
After this Year: 1964
Before this Year: 1975
Original Medium: BW Photo
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