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80-G-495679: Operation Magic Carpet, 1945

80-G-495679:  Operation Magic Carpet, 1945.   Crowded with men bound for home are (left to right, USS Colorado (BB-45), USS West Virginia (BB-48) and USS Iowa (BB-61) at Pearl Harbor.  The picture was taken from one of the decks of Iowa.   Photograph released 8 October 1945.  Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.   (2014/5/29).
Caption: Operation Magic Carpet, 1945. Crowded with men bound for home are (left to right, USS Colorado (BB-45), USS West Virginia (BB-48) and USS Iowa (BB-61) at Pearl Harbor. The picture was taken from one of the decks of Iowa. Photograph released 8 October 1945. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2014/5/29).
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  • Theater of Operations--Pacific
  • Boats-Ships--Battleship
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  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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