Distant view of tanker USS KANAWHA on fire after Japanese attack, Tulaghi, 1943

black-and-white photograph

PHOTOGRAPHS
SOLOMON ISLANDS, Central (province), Nggela Sule (island), Tulaghi (village)
1943-04-07
emulsion on paper
overall: 3-7/8 x 2-1/2 in.

Photograph; black-and-white photograph taken from SC 668 of the tanker USS KANAWHA (built burning after Japanese bombing, Tulaghi, April 7, 1943. The tanker is visible on the horizon to the left, with smoke coming from the vessel and what is identified as oil burning behind her; from Henry Strauss transcript in Sound Archives: "... shot from the SC 668 of the KANAWHA burning. There looks like there must be oil behind it burning, too." Related to 2004.81.188 and similar to 2004.81.127.


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