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80-G-342763 Battle of Kolombangara, 13 July 1943

Photo #: 80-G-342763  Battle of Kolombangara, 13 July 1943
Title: Battle of Kolombangara, 13 July 1943
Description: USS Saint Louis (CL-49) and HMNZS Leander firing during the action. This is probably the battle's initial engagement, in which the Japanese light cruiser Jintsu was sunk by gunfire and torpedo hits and Leander was damaged by a Japanese torpedo. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-342763
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