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SC 364342 USS Savannah (CL-42)

Photo #: SC 364342  USS Savannah (CL-42)
Title: USS Savannah (CL-42)
Description: Afire and beginning to settle by the bow, very soon after she was hit by a German guided bomb during the Salerno operation, 11 September 1943. The bomb penetrated the top of the ship's number three 6/47 gun turret, which is in the center of this photograph with smoke over it. Photograph from the Army Signal Corps Collection in the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: SC 364342
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