28 items in this album on 2 pages.

Minneapolis, San Francisco, and New Orleans bombard Wake, 5 Oct 1943SOC Seagull aircraft being lowered onto catapult of cruiser Minneapolis, after spotting for the Wake Island raid of 5 Oct 1943Minneapolis underway, 9 Nov 1943; note camouflage meant to disguise her as a destroyerMinneapolis bombarding Butaritari Island, Makin Atoll, Gilbert Islands with her 5-in secondary guns, 20 Nov 1943; note rings of smoke
Minneapolis, San Francisco, and New Orleans bombard Wake, 5 Oct 1943SOC Seagull aircraft being lowered onto catapult of cruiser Minneapolis, after spotting for the Wake Island raid of 5 Oct 1943Minneapolis underway, 9 Nov 1943; note camouflage meant to disguise her as a destroyerMinneapolis bombarding Butaritari Island, Makin Atoll, Gilbert Islands with her 5-in secondary guns, 20 Nov 1943; note rings of smoke
USS Minneapolis being refueled at sea in the Marshall Islands area, Jan 1944Minneapolis off Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945Inactive cruiser Minneapolis being overhauled at Keystone Ship Engineering and Drydock, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, spring 1955Aerial view of the Reserve Fleet Basin at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 19 May 1955
USS Minneapolis being refueled at sea in the Marshall Islands area, Jan 1944Minneapolis off Okinawa, Japan, 1 Apr 1945Inactive cruiser Minneapolis being overhauled at Keystone Ship Engineering and Drydock, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, spring 1955Aerial view of the Reserve Fleet Basin at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania, United States, 19 May 1955

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