Photo #: NH 100616
Vera Cruz Incident, 1914
Men of the USS Michigan (BB-27) Battalion on the outskirts of Vera Cruz, circa late April 1914.
They are wearing dyed "Whites" and are armed with a Colt M1895 machine gun and M1903 rifles. Note the colorful bandannas worn by two of these men.
Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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2 November 1998