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80-G-48380 USS Mississippi (BB-41)

Photo #: 80-G-48380  USS Mississippi (BB-41)
Caption:
Description: Casemate gun crew loading their 5/51 gun, during the bombardment of Peleliu, circa mid-September 1944. Note line of shell passers in the background, and the gun's breech in the lower right foreground. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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  • Boats-Ships--Battleship
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  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
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