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Photo #: 80-G-K-4528 (Color)
USS Missouri (BB-63)
Abandon ship drill on the battleship's after deck, during her shakedown period, Summer 1944.
Note: OS2U floatplane (actually an OS2N-1) on the port side catapult; variety of lifebelt types; baseball caps and red "white" hats worn by some sailors; Marine walking by with an M-1 rifle; and open hatch cover.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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10 February 1999