Photo #: 80-G-215068
USS Ancon (AGC-4)
Scene in a surface plotting area, probably the Navy Operations Room adjacent to or part of the Joint Operations Room, on 3 July 1943 shortly before the invasion of Sicily.
Note plotting crew with charts on multiple tables, sound powered phones, communications gear in cabinets at left, speaking tubes on bulkhead at right, and aircraft status board on bulkhead at rear.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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16 March 2004