United States Army General Douglas MacArthur and his Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Richard Sutherland, on the flag bridge of USS Nashville during the Leyte landing operations, Oct 1944.
United States Army General Douglas MacArthur and his staff leaving USS Nashville aboard an LCM to inspect the landing beaches on Leyte in the Philippines, 20 Oct 1944.
Cruiser USS Nashville, General Douglas MacArthurâ€™s flagship during the Leyte Gulf operations, at anchor off Leyte, Philippine Islands, about 21 Oct 1944. Note destroyer USS Bush at right.
A PT motor torpedo boat alongside USS Nashville off Tacaloban, Leyte, 25 Oct 1944 to take General MacArthur and his staff ashore to establish Army headquarters on Leyte. Nashville then departed for the Surigao Strait.
Crew of USS Nashville inspecting the damage caused by a special attack aircraft, Dec 1944
A Curtiss SC Seahawk floatplane on USS Nashvilleâ€™s catapult, 1945. Note the radar pod under the right wing. Missing from the ship is the starboard aircraft catapult that was removed in the Mar 1945 refit at Puget Sound.
Freshly repaired and repainted USS Nashville on a full-power test run in Puget Sound, Washington, United States, 25 Mar 1945. Note the signal flag indicating there is a harbor pilot on board.
Cruiser USS Nashville anchored in the Huangpu River, Shanghai, China, Oct 1945 as flagship for the Yangtze River patrols. Photo 1 of 2.
Cruiser USS Nashville anchored in the Huangpu River, Shanghai, China, Oct 1945 as flagship for the Yangtze River patrols. Photo 2 of 2.
"Goddam it, you'll never get the Purple Heart hiding in a foxhole! Follow me!"
Captain Henry P. Jim Crowe, Guadalcanal, 13 Jan 1943
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