USS Santa Fe (CL-60) in the Aleutians, April-August 1943

USS Santa Fe (CL-60) in the Aleutians, April-August 1943
This colour photo shows the Cleveland class light cruiser USS Santa Fe (CL-60) at sunset, somewhere in the Aleutians in April-August 1943.
US Navy Light Cruisers 1941-45, Mark Stille. Covers the five classes of US Navy light cruisers that saw service during the Second World War, with sections on their design, weaponry, radar, combat experience. Nicely organised, with the wartime service records separated out from the main text, so that the design history of the light cruisers flows nicely. Interesting to see how new roles had to be found for them, after other technology replaced them as reconnaissance aircraft [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (20 August 2017), USS Santa Fe (CL-60) in the Aleutians, April-August 1943 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_USS_Santa_Fe_CL60_aleutians.html

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