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USS Augusta moored in the Huangpu River near the Allied War Memorial in the Bund area of Shanghai, China, Aug-Sep 1937; the statue and the side panels were destroyed by Shanghai city administration in Sep 1943 under Japanese pressureUSS Augusta displaying large US flags on top of her turrets during the Second Battle of Shanghai, China, 1937
USS Augusta moored in the Huangpu River near the Allied War Memorial in the Bund area of Shanghai, China, Aug-Sep 1937; the statue and the side panels were destroyed by Shanghai city administration in Sep 1943 under Japanese pressureUSS Augusta displaying large US flags on top of her turrets during the Second Battle of Shanghai, China, 1937
USS Augusta at Shanghai, China, late May or early Jun 1939; note Japanese armored cruiser Izumo in far backgroundAdm Thomas Hart relieved Harry Yarnell aboard Augusta, off Shanghai, China, 25 Jul 1939
USS Augusta at Shanghai, China, late May or early Jun 1939; note Japanese armored cruiser Izumo in far backgroundAdm Thomas Hart relieved Harry Yarnell aboard Augusta, off Shanghai, China, 25 Jul 1939
President Franklin Roosevelt and his dinner guests aboard the cruiser USS Augusta at the Atlantic Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 9 Aug 1941.Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and Roosevelt
President Franklin Roosevelt and his dinner guests aboard the cruiser USS Augusta at the Atlantic Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 9 Aug 1941.Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and Roosevelt's sons Franklin and Eliott aboard USS Augusta off Newfoundland, Aug 1941, photo 1 of 2
Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and RooseveltFranklin Roosevelt receiving British First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Dudley Pound aboard the cruiser USS Augusta at the Atlantic Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10 Aug 1941.
Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and Roosevelt's sons Franklin and Eliott aboard USS Augusta off Newfoundland, Aug 1941, photo 2 of 2Franklin Roosevelt receiving British First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Dudley Pound aboard the cruiser USS Augusta at the Atlantic Conference, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 10 Aug 1941.
Augusta near Bermuda, Sep 1941Capt Carlton Wright and Knox aboard USS Augusta off Bermuda, Sep 1941
Augusta near Bermuda, Sep 1941Capt Carlton Wright and Knox aboard USS Augusta off Bermuda, Sep 1941
Augusta underway in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Maine, United States, Apr 1942SOC Seagull aircraft just launched from Augusta
Augusta underway in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Maine, United States, Apr 1942SOC Seagull aircraft just launched from Augusta's catapult, Casco Bay, Maine, United States, Jun 1942
Major General George Patton on the decks of the USS Augusta while crossing the Atlantic en route to the North African landings of Operation Torch, Oct-Nov 1942Patton and Rear Admiral H. Kent Hewitt aboard USS Augusta, off North Africa, 8 or 9 Nov 1942
Major General George Patton on the decks of the USS Augusta while crossing the Atlantic en route to the North African landings of Operation Torch, Oct-Nov 1942Patton and Rear Admiral H. Kent Hewitt aboard USS Augusta, off North Africa, 8 or 9 Nov 1942
Rear Admiral Alan Kirk, Lieutenant General Omar Bradley, Rear Admiral Arthur Struble, Major General Hugh Keen, aboard USS Augusta off Normandy, France, 8 Jun 1944US Coast Guard Captain AC Richard disembarking USS Augusta during a tour of the beachhead by senior officers, 14 Jun 1944, off Omaha Beach, Normandy, France.
Rear Admiral Alan Kirk, Lieutenant General Omar Bradley, Rear Admiral Arthur Struble, Major General Hugh Keen, aboard USS Augusta off Normandy, France, 8 Jun 1944US Coast Guard Captain AC Richard disembarking USS Augusta during a tour of the beachhead by senior officers, 14 Jun 1944, off Omaha Beach, Normandy, France.
Omaha during southern France landings, Aug 1944; cruiser Philadelphia and SOC Seagull aircraft in foreground, French destroyer and light cruiser in background, and Augusta in backgroundAugusta off Portland, Maine, United States, 9 May 1945
Omaha during southern France landings, Aug 1944; cruiser Philadelphia and SOC Seagull aircraft in foreground, French destroyer and light cruiser in background, and Augusta in backgroundAugusta off Portland, Maine, United States, 9 May 1945
Truman aboard USS Augusta en route to Potsdam Conference, 7 Jul 1945, 1 of 3Truman aboard USS Augusta en route to Potsdam Conference, 7 Jul 1945, 2 of 3
Truman aboard USS Augusta en route to Potsdam Conference, 7 Jul 1945, 1 of 3Truman aboard USS Augusta en route to Potsdam Conference, 7 Jul 1945, 2 of 3

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