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NH 100390 Action in Kula Gulf, 6 March 1943

Photo #: NH 100390  Action in Kula Gulf, 6 March 1943
Title: Action in Kula Gulf, 6 March 1943
Description: USS Denver (CL-58) SG radarscope image, showing the situation at time 0125, as the U.S. force completed its turn to the north while bombarding Vila. The Japanese destroyer Murasame has sunk and Minegumo is sinking. She is the small spot at the top of the scope. Denver is the bright spot in the center of the scope, with other the U.S. ships steaming in column ahead of her. Kolombangara is the large white patch at left, with Vila at its south end. Arundel Island is in the lower left, and New Georgia is at right. Copied from a photograph in Denver's 9 March 1943 Action Report, 1985 U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 100390
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