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Battleship USS Massachusetts refueling in the Philippine Sea from the oiler USS Kaskaskia, 18 Oct 1944. Note Massachusetts’ starboard twin mount 5”/38 caliber guns at their full 85-degree elevation.

Caption     Battleship USS Massachusetts refueling in the Philippine Sea from the oiler USS Kaskaskia, 18 Oct 1944. Note Massachusetts’ starboard twin mount 5”/38 caliber guns at their full 85-degree elevation. ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
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Massachusetts   Main article  Photos  
Mark 12 5-inch/38 caliber   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 18 Oct 1944
Photos at Same Place Pacific Ocean
Added By David Stubblebine

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