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80-G-K-14233 USS New Mexico (BB-40)

Photo #: 80-G-K-14233 USS New Mexico (BB-40)
Description: USS New Mexico (BB-40) Firing her after 14/50 guns during the pre-invasion bombardment of Guam, circa 14-20 July. Taken by a Combat Photo Unit Two (CPU-2) photographer, looking aft along the port side from the forward sky lookout position. Ship identification is probable. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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