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80-G-16521 Battle of Savo Island

Photo #: 80-G-16521  Battle of Savo Island
Title: Battle of Savo Island
Description: 9 August 1942 Lieutenant Commander Harry B. Heneberger, former Gunnery officer of USS Quincy (CA-39), uses a chart of Guadlacanal and the Florida Islands to describe the action in which his ship was sunk. Photographed circa September-December 1942. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-16521
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