Test of the Torpedoes: The Battle of Tassafaronga

This WWII battle has been called one of the worst naval defeats in U.S. history.

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  • The USS Minneapolis with torpedo damage.Photo Credit: Wikipedia
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  • The USS Minneapolis on its way to Pearl Harbor for repairs.

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  • The damaged USS New Orleans enters Tulagi Harbor the morning after the Battle of Tassafaronga.