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80-G-13455 Guadalcanal-Tulagi Operation

Photo #: 80-G-13455  Guadalcanal-Tulagi Operation
Title: Guadalcanal-Tulagi Operation
Description: August 1942 Ships leaving Wellington, New Zealand, on 22 July 1942, en route to take part in the invasion of Guadalcanal and Tulagi. Photographed from USS Chicago (CA-29), looking aft along the starboard side from the forward superstructure. Next ship astern is USS Salt Lake City (CA-26). She is followed by the Australian light cruiser Hobart. A Curtiss SOC Seagull floatplane is in the foreground. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-13455
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