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80-G-K-4528 (Color) USS Missouri (BB-63)

Photo #: 80-G-K-4528 (Color)  USS Missouri (BB-63)
Caption:
Description: 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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  • Boats-Ships--Battleship
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  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
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