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80-G-44059 Bougainville Operation, November 1943

Photo #: 80-G-44059  Bougainville Operation, November 1943
Title: Bougainville Operation, November 1943
Description: A Japanese plane plunges into the sea ahead of USS Columbia (CL-56), as she steams in column with other cruisers during the attack on Bougainville, 1-2 November 1943. Note 6/47 gun turrets, with six-inch shell casings on deck below them. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-44059
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