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Blue Jackets at Play

Sailors playing football in the street
Description: Painting, Oil on Board; by William F. Draper; 1942; Framed Dimensions 20H X 24W
Accession #: 88-189-E
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With no regard for mud and water, the pharmacist's mates takes advantage of a clear half hour during the autumn rains to play football. Beyond the fenced-in fire hydrants, other enlisted men make their way to the recreation hall. Dominating the scene is of the mist-shrouded peaks of the Aleutian Chain.

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  • World War II 1939-1945
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