Steward's Mate Second Class James Lee Frazer
Takes time to read a few chapters from his Bible, part of his daily devotional routine while serving on board an aircraft carrier. Taken 9 January 1945, the night before his ship launched strikes on the Manila Bay area in support of the Lingayen Operation. Photographed by a member of Captain Edward Steichen's unit. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.