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Gallery: 1917-1929 Description: Photo-postcard of the Arizona (BB-39), dated 30 November 1922, probably at San Diego CA. Photo probably taken autumn 1922 on goodwill trip to Lima Peru. Photographer stood about 6 feet above the main deck on the starboard side of the mainmast, facing aft. Top center, kite balloon with two observers in basket tethered somewhere off the left side. Right, "C" turret trained aft showing protruding rangefinders, superimposed 3-inch anti-aircraft gun, and airplane platform braced on gun tubes, all shortly removed. Lower left, "D" turret trained out about 90 degrees to starboard. Main deck not visible.
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