LINGAYEN GULF, PHILIPPINES. 1945-09-01. STARBOARD QUARTER VIEW OF THE HEAVY CRUISER HMAS ...

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Place Asia: Philippines, Luzon, Lingayen Gulf
Accession Number 300282
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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LINGAYEN GULF, PHILIPPINES. 1945-09-01. STARBOARD QUARTER VIEW OF THE HEAVY CRUISER HMAS AUSTRALIA (II) AFTER ENDURING FIVE HITS BY JAPANESE SUICIDE AIRCRAFT. NOTE THE DAMAGE TO HER FORWARD FUNNEL. A SINGLE 40 MM BOFORS AA GUN CAN BE SEEN ON THE QUARTERDECK. THE DESTROYER HMAS ARUNTA IS ALONGSIDE. (NAVAL HISTORICAL COLLECTION).