US Army sentry at the partially capsized Vichy-French ocean liner SS Porthos in the harbor at Casablanca, French Morocco, 8 Nov 1942. The Porthos was damaged by 16-inch shells fired from the USS Massachusetts.

Caption   US Army sentry at the partially capsized Vichy-French ocean liner SS Porthos in the harbor at Casablanca, French Morocco, 8 Nov 1942. The Porthos was damaged by 16-inch shells fired from the USS Massachusetts. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Army Signal Corps
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Photos at Same Place Casablanca, French Morocco
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Jan 2006

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