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80-G-K-13670 USS Colorado (BB-45)

Photo #: 80-G-K-13670 USS Colorado (BB-45)
Caption:
Description: USS Colorado (BB-45) fring her aft 16/45 guns, during preparations for the Tarawa invasion, which took place in late November 1943. Crewmen visible in this photo are not in combat dress, indicating that the view was taken during battle practice. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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  • Boats-Ships--Battleship
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  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
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