Guadalcanal-Tulagi Operation, 7-9 August 1942
The Australian heavy cruiser Australia underway off the north shore of Guadalcanal as the invasion task force leaves the area on 9 August 1942, following the Battle of Savo Island. Photographed from USS Chicago (CA-29). Savo Island is in the distance. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.