American cruiser “Minneapolis” fires during the invasion of the Makin Atoll

cruiser Minneapolis

The cruiser “Minneapolis” (CA-36) class “New Orleans”, is firing from 127-mm guns during the invasion of the US troops on the island of Butaratari, part of the Makin Atoll. This is the second operation in which Minneapolis participated after repairing the damage received on November 30, 1942 in a night battle near Tassafaronga.



Location: Makin Atoll
Date: November 20, 1943

In : 1943

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