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80-G-231855 Guadalcanal-Tulagi Operation

Photo #: 80-G-231855  Guadalcanal-Tulagi Operation
Title: Guadalcanal-Tulagi Operation
Description: August 1942 Ships of the invasion force steaming out of the Guadalcanal-Tulagi area during the afternoon of 9 August 1942. Photographed from USS Chicago (CA-29), the view looks westward, with Guadalcanal island in the background. USS Crescent City (AP-40) is at the left. A Curtiss SOC Seagull floatplane is in the foreground, on Chicago's starboard catapult. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-231855
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