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Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Double head and shoulders shot of Spencer Tracy in a sailor hat, from when he was in the Navy in the last days of World War I.

Date: 1943-12-26 

Description: Seaman 2nd Class Jerry Burg (left) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Seaman 2nd Class Harold Dawson of Toledo, Ohio, man the plane spotting station on an Americ...

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Description: Deck of the hospital ship USS Samaritan at sea. There are various forms of bedding and mattresses airing out on the railings and on the deck.

Date: 1943-12-26 

Description: Mopping up after the bombardment of Cape Gloucester while the American cruiser returns to base are: (left to right, all shirtless) Seaman 2nd Class Dominic...

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Description: Several groups of Naval students operate radios while an officer looks on at the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio).

Photograph

PT Boat

Date: 1944-01-12 

Description: View of a PT (Patrol Torpedo) boat from another PT boat, off of the north coast of New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). PT (Patrol Torpedo) boats wer...

Date: 1867 ca.

Description: August Krueger with group of sailors(?).

Photograph

Body on Stretcher

Date: 1945 

Description: A body on a stretcher lies on the deck of the USS "Samaritan". The body is covered by a blanket. His arm is visible and he has a small tattoo. Behind the s...

Date: 1943-12-26 

Description: Two sailors on an American cruiser returning to base after the bombardment of Cape Gloucester. The bombardment took place before the marine landing. One sa...

Date: 1942 

Description: Treasury Design No. 15, "Navy Anti-Aircraft." The poster features four sailors operating anti-aircraft artillery. In the bottom left corner it reads: "At l...

Date: 1947-03-01 

Description: Seven Madison men, Naval Reserves, left for New York to ship aboard the USS Wisconsin on a two week training cruise. Left to right seated: Richard M. Byom...

Photograph

The "Lamora"

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Men and sailors on board the large cabin cruiser "Lamora" at dock on Lake Superior.

Date: 1947 

Description: New V-6 Naval Reserve enrollees in Naval Armory, 1610-20 University Avenue, for their first gunnery drill with Lieut. C.C. Templeton, Naval Reserve Unit, D...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A large group of uniformed sailors pose while others distribute the mail at the United States Naval Training Station St. Helena, land found on the eastern...

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Description: Military personnel in the Naval Air Station waiting room. A sign on the wall reads "Notice/ On this station salute/ square your hat/ hands out of pockets/...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A soldier stands on the left with his gun and bayonet. A sailor stands on the right holding a banner that reads, "THE UNION MUST & SHALL BE PRESERVED". In...

Book or Pamphlet

H.M.S. Terror

Date: 1838 

Description: Position of H.M.S. Terror on the 22nd of February, 1837. The sailing ship was immobilized in the sea ice near Southampton Island, at the entrance to...

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Description: A table top is filled with typewriters at the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio). Two signs identify which need repair, and which have been repaired. In th...

Date: 1945-03 

Description: Surviving crew members of the USS "Franklin" watch an amateur vaudeville on their hanger deck, seven says after their disaster. The USS "Franklin" had mane...

Date: 1943 

Description: Treasury Design No. 31. The poster features naval warfare, with many ships in the background and a sailor and officer in the foreground. One sailor is peer...

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