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Photo #: 80-G-702555
Funeral procession for the late Mehmet Munir Ertegun, Turkish Ambassador to the United States, passes through Istanbul, 5 April 1946.
The casket's Turkish military excort is accompanied by officers of USS Missouri (BB-63), which had carried the Ambassador's body home for burial.
The Turkish soldiers have their weapons reversed in mourning.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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22 January 1999