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80-G-K-14162 USS New Mexico (BB-40)

Photo #: 80-G-K-14162 USS New Mexico (BB-40)
Title: USS New Mexico (BB-40)
Description: USS New Mexico (BB-40) Ship's 5/25 battery prepares to fire during the bombardment of Saipan, 15 June 1944. Note time-fuze setters on the left side of each gun mount, each holding three fixed rounds of ammunition; barrels of 20mm machine guns at the extreme right; and triple 14/50 guns in the background. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-K-14162
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