USS Canberra CAG-2 carrying President Eisenhower on a trip to Bermuda - March 1957
USS Canberra CA-70 was originally built as a Baltimore Class Cruiser and served in WW2, decommissioned in 1947, rebuilt as a Boston Class Missile Cruiser and recommissioned in 1952 as USS Canberra CAG-2
During the 1968 Tet Offensive in Vietnam, USS Canberra supported the troops at Hue and fired 35,000 rounds in 31 days
Decommissioned in 1970, scrapped in 1980, her bell was given to Australia and is on display in the USA Gallery of the Australian National Maritime Museum
LIFE Magazine Archives - Hank Walker Photographer
A lot of "Blue on Blue" incidents, so much misinformation being spread about foreign agents/troops having infiltrated the country and a lot of civilians with looted weaponry running around, in Bucharest tanks even used their main weapons, and a conservative estimate of over a million live rounds of many calibre being fired.
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