Photo #: 80-WP-992
"And Home Comes the Soldier on the Navy Ferry"
Poster from the "What the Navy is Doing" series, published by the Navy Recruiting Bureau, New York, 1919.
It depicts U.S. Navy ships transporting Army personnel home from the European war zone after the end of World War I, with text emphasizing the advantages to former Soldiers of enlisting in the Navy.
USS Leviathan (ID # 1326) is featured in the center of the poster.
Photograph from the Collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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Image posted 21 September 2005