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The USS Newport News (CA-148)
Entering Pearl Harbor December 6, 1968
Crew getting ready to 'Man The Rails' as they pass the USS Arizona (BB-39) Memorial and render a salute.
On 25 Dec. NEWPORT NEWS returned to the gunline for her second tour in WESTPAC. During this period she operated as a unit of Task Unit 70.8.9 providing gunfire support for the 7th and 9th ARVN in the VINH BINH Province in the Mekong Delta. Primary mission was the destruction of reinforced VC bunker complexes in that area.
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