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Re: History Quiz #24
USS Juneau and IJN Hiei, both participants in the 11/13/42 Battle of Guadalcanal. Juneau sank shortly after the battle after drifting away from the line of fire. Massive loss of life, including the Sullivans. Most were lost when the initial survivors weren't located for many days afterwards. Hiei was sunk by US naval aircraft after leaving the battle as well. Both Neptun models.
: Identify these two ships and the historical
: connection between them: