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Photo #: 80-G-K-4541 (Color)
USS Missouri (BB-63)
A bit of light reading occupies the spare time of one of the ship's crew members, during Missouri's shakedown cruise, circa August 1944.
His booklet is the Public Affairs Committee publication What About Girls?.
Note helmets stowed on the 40mm gun tub shield behind the sailor.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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5 February 1999