|Caption||Light cruiser USS Nashville bombarding Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 7 Aug 1942 ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command|
|Identification Code||NH 50768|
|Photos on Same Day||7 Aug 1942|
|Photos at Same Place||Aleutian Islands, Alaska|
|Added By||C. Peter Chen|
|Added Date||25 Jul 2008|
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|Licensing||Public Domain. According to the US Navy Naval History and Heritage Command, as of 21 Jul 2010:
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|WW2-Era Place Name||Aleutian Islands, Alaska|
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The official Navy caption for this photo lists the date as 8 Aug 1942 but Nashvilleâ€™s war diaries and action reports say the bombardment occurred on 7 Aug 1942. Cressmanâ€™s Navy WWII chronology agrees.