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80-G-K-12603 (Color) USS Missouri (BB-63)

Photo #: 80-G-K-12603 (Color)  USS Missouri (BB-63)
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Description: Fires a salvo of 16-inch shells from turret # 2 while bombarding Chongjin, North Korea, in an effort to cut enemy communications, October 1950. Chongjin is only 39 miles from North Korea's northern border. This is a color-tinted version of a black & white original. The original photograph is Photo #: 80-G-421049. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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