USS Juneau (CL-119) after launch, 15 July 1945

USS Juneau (CL-119) after launch, 15 July 1945
Here we see the Atlanta class light cruiser USS Juneau (CL-119), soon after her launch on 15 July 1945 and still decked out with flags.
US Navy Light Cruisers 1941-45, Mark Stille. Covers the five classes of US Navy light cruisers that saw service during the Second World War, with sections on their design, weaponry, radar, combat experience. Nicely organised, with the wartime service records separated out from the main text, so that the design history of the light cruisers flows nicely. Interesting to see how new roles had to be found for them, after other technology replaced them as reconnaissance aircraft [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (20 May 2017), USS Juneau (CL-119) after launch, 15 July 1945 ,

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