USS Pensacola (CA-24) at Mare Island, 29 June 1945

USS Pensacola (CA-24) at Mare Island, 29 June 1945
This frontal view shows the USS Pensacola (CA-24), nameship of the Pensacola class of heavy cruisers, at the Mare Island Navy Yard on 29 June 1945, during an overhaul that followed her participation in the battle of Okinawa.
US Heavy Cruisers 1941-45: Pre War Classes, Mark Stille. Looks at the 'treaty cruisers' built in the US between the wars, limited by treaty to 10,000 tons and 8in guns. Five classes of treaty cruisers were produced and they played a major role in the fighting during the Second World War, despite the limits imposed on them by the treaty restrictions. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (DATE), USS Pensacola (CA-24) at Mare Island, 29 June 1945 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Pensacola_CA24_mare_island.html

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