Photo #: 80-G-K-3736 (Color)
USS Alaska (CB-1)
Chief Quartermaster John P. Overholt taking a sun sighting with a sextant from the ship's navigating bridge. Taken circa 6 March 1945, during the Iwo Jima operation. Taking notes on the observations is Quartermaster Third Class Clark R. Bartholomew.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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1 March 2000