Post-war photo of the hulk of the battleship Hyga, badly battered and sunk in shallow water near Kure, Japan on 24 Jul 1945. This photo was taken in Sep 1945.

Caption   Post-war photo of the hulk of the battleship Hyga, badly battered and sunk in shallow water near Kure, Japan on 24 Jul 1945. This photo was taken in Sep 1945. ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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WW2-Era Place Name Kure, Hiroshima, Japan
Lat/Long 34.1689, 132.5744


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