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Drill for the Tumult

Landing craft unloading troops onto a beach
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by James Turnbull; 1945; Framed Dimensions 33H X 45W
Accession #: 88-159-LB as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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An air of calm despite the activity hovers over this sene. Reason: it's only a practice rehearsal. Large and small vessels of an invasion fleet run through their maneuvers in the Hawaiian islands, giving all hands an opportunity to rehearse the skills they soon must use in "dead earnest". 

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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