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
Source    ww2dbaseNational Museum of Naval Aviation RL Lawson Collection
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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Licensing  Public Domain



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