Photo #: KN-20381 (Color)
"Taks Force of Two Navies"
Watercolor by Dwight Shepler, USNR, 1943, depicting U.S. and British warships in the Pentlant Firth during an operation toward the Norwegian coast, coincident with the Sicily invasion, July 1943.
USS Alabama (BB-60) is in the lead, followed by HMS Illustrious and HMS King George V. Three British carrier-based fighters (two "Seafires" and a "Martlet") are overhead.
Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, DC.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
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23 January 2001