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80-G-13490 USS Chicago (CA-29)

Photo #: 80-G-13490  USS Chicago (CA-29)
Title: USS Chicago (CA-29)
Description: Officers and crewmen resting on deck beside turret # 2, on 9 August 1942, after the Battle of Savo Island. View looks forward on the starboard side. The ship appears to be underway. Note man in chair, wearing headphones, .45 caliber M1911 pistol in holster on deck, lifelines cleared away, liferafts carried on the turret side and wooden decking. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-13490
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