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Haguro under construction in Drydock No. 3 of the Mitsubishi shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan, 20 Oct 1928Haguro in the final stages of fitting out, off Mutusbishi
Haguro under construction in Drydock No. 3 of the Mitsubishi shipyard in Nagasaki, Japan, 20 Oct 1928Haguro in the final stages of fitting out, off Mutusbishi's Nagasaki shipyard, Japan, 6 Apr 1929
Haguro, probably between Dec 1931 and Nov 1932 when she was the third-ranking ship of Japanese NavyHaguro off the mouth of the Yangtse River near Shanghai, China, 1932
Haguro, probably between Dec 1931 and Nov 1932 when she was the third-ranking ship of Japanese Navy's Cruiser Squadron 4, Fourth Fleet; Japanese inscription in the lower right reads 'Large cruiser HagHaguro off the mouth of the Yangtse River near Shanghai, China, 1932
Haguro underway at high speed, 1936Haguro underway, Apr 1936
Haguro underway at high speed, 1936Haguro underway, Apr 1936
Haguro steaming in the wake of another cruiser, 1937; note the 127mm/40 twin antiaircraft gun and gun director in the foregroundHaguro and other Japanese ships being attacked by US aircraft, date unknown
Haguro steaming in the wake of another cruiser, 1937; note the 127mm/40 twin antiaircraft gun and gun director in the foregroundHaguro and other Japanese ships being attacked by US aircraft, date unknown
A bomb exploding off port quarter of a Japanese cargo ship in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943; note Haguro in center distance and USAAF 3rd Bomb Group B-25 bomber in lower left; photo 1 of 2A bomb exploding off port quarter of a Japanese cargo ship in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943; note Haguro in center distance and USAAF 3rd Bomb Group B-25 bomber in lower left; photo 1 of 2
A bomb exploding off port quarter of a Japanese cargo ship in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943; note Haguro in center distance and USAAF 3rd Bomb Group B-25 bomber in lower left; photo 1 of 2A bomb exploding off port quarter of a Japanese cargo ship in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943; note Haguro in center distance and USAAF 3rd Bomb Group B-25 bomber in lower left; photo 1 of 2
Haguro under air attack by USAAF 3rd Bomb Group, Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943USAAF 3rd Bomb Group aircraft attacking Haguro and other ships in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943, photo 1 of 2
Haguro under air attack by USAAF 3rd Bomb Group, Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943USAAF 3rd Bomb Group aircraft attacking Haguro and other ships in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943, photo 1 of 2
USAAF 3rd Bomb Group aircraft attacking Haguro and other ships in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943, photo 2 of 2Japanese Center Force departing Brunei Bay, Borneo for Philippine Islands, 22 Oct 1944
USAAF 3rd Bomb Group aircraft attacking Haguro and other ships in Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New Britain, 2 Nov 1943, photo 2 of 2Japanese Center Force departing Brunei Bay, Borneo for Philippine Islands, 22 Oct 1944
Haguro or Myoko firing at attacking US carrier aircraft during Battle of Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944
Haguro or Myoko firing at attacking US carrier aircraft during Battle of Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944
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