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80-G-K-3706 USS New Mexico (BB-40)

Photo #: 80-G-K-3706 USS New Mexico (BB-40)
Title: USS New Mexico (BB-40)
Description: USS New Mexico (BB-40) At sea with two other battleships and an amphibious force command ship (AGC), probably at the time of the Iwo Jima or Okinawa operations, circa February-April 1945. Battleship in the center background is USS Idaho (BB-42). The one further to the left is either Tennessee (BB-43) or California (BB-44). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-K-3706
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