|Caption||Track of the cruiser night action of 9 Aug 1942 off Savo Island, Solomon Islands where three United States cruisers and one Australian cruiser were lost. Track is taken from the USS Astoria damage report. ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Navy|
|Photos on Same Day||9 Aug 1942|
|Photos at Same Place||Solomon Islands, British Western Pacific Territories|
|Added By||David Stubblebine|
|Added Date||29 Jan 2021|
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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||Solomon Islands, British Western Pacific Territories|
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