Battle wrecked Japanese transport ship

black-and-white photograph

PHOTOGRAPHS
SOLOMON ISLANDS, Guadalcanal (province), Guadalcanal (island)
1943-02
emulsion on paper
overall: 3-3/4 x 4-3/4 in.

Photograph; black-and-white photograph of destroyed Japanese transport ship, half sunk and burned, February 1943; destroyed in the second battle of Sabal Island; handwritten on back "SHE WAS ONCE THE PRIDE OF THE JAP/ FLEET - UNTIL SHE GOT CAUGHT IN A NIGHT/ BATTLE OFF GUADAL./ LOOKS VERY MUCH LIKE THE POLLUX, DOESN'T/ IT?/ GUADALCANAL 2/43". Related to 2004.81.90 and 2004.81.107.


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