Photo #: 80-G-K-3038 (Color)
USS Alaska (CB-1)
Signalmen taking a visual message on the signal bridge, circa February 1945. Signalman Third Class Teddy Chalupski is writing the message while SM3/c Floyd H. Scharp reads it with the telescope.
Note Scharp's Equator crossing tattoo.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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1 March 2000