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80-G-367853 Invasion of Southern France, August 1944

Photo #: 80-G-367853  Invasion of Southern France, August 1944
Title: Invasion of Southern France, August 1944
Description: USS Quincy (CA-71) fires her forward 8/55 guns off Toulon, France, while supporting the invasion, 16 August 1944. Note smoke screen laid by the ship next ahead to prevent accurate counter-fire by German coastal artillery. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-367853
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