Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Wrecked Crane in Port of Cherbourg

Destroyed crane at a port
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Board; by Alexander P. Russo; 1945; Unframed Dimensions 15H X 22W
Accession #: 88-198-AU
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