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Dec 27, 1944

TG 94.9(Rear Admiral Allan E. Smith) followed up USAAF strikes with the bombardment of Japanese installations on Iwo Jima. USS Cummings (DD 365), USS Dunlap (DD 384), and USS Fanning (DD 385) sank fast transport T.7 and landing ship T.132. During the engagement, Dunlap was damaged by shore battery fire.

Theater:  Pacific Theater

ItemType:  Equipment

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Source:  Naval History & Heritage Command

Date Added: 2010-12-27

Tags: Destroyer, Iwo Jima

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