Painting by J. C. Schmitz-Westerholt depicting Hood's loss on 24 May 1941; Prince of Wales is in the foreground

Caption   Painting by J. C. Schmitz-Westerholt depicting Hood's loss on 24 May 1941; Prince of Wales is in the foreground ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
Identification Code   NH 50741-KN
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 24 May 1941
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 11 Aug 2007

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the US Navy Naval History and Heritage Command, as of 21 Jul 2010:
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Additionally, 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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