French ships Strasbourg, Colbert, Algérie, and Marseillaise burning in Toulon harbor, France, 28 Nov 1942; photo taken by a RAF aircraft

Caption   French ships Strasbourg, Colbert, Algérie, and Marseillaise burning in Toulon harbor, France, 28 Nov 1942; photo taken by a RAF aircraft ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Library of Congress
Identification Code   LC-USW33-026496-D
More on...   
Scuttling of the French Fleet   Main article  Photos  
Toulon Military Port   Main article  Photos  
Strasbourg   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 28 Nov 1942
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 20 Sep 2007

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Licensing  Public Domain



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WW2-Era Place Name Toulon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Lat/Long 43.1194, 5.9164


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