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Naval History and Heritage Command

Slumber Deep

Men sleep on bunks atop torpedoes while another man reads a paper
Description: Painting, Watercolor on Paper; by Thomas Hart Benton; 1944; Framed Dimensions 21H X 23W
Accession #: 88-159-BK as a Gift of Abbott Laboratories
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Completely relaxed in exhaustion, crewmen of a U.S. Navy submarine do "bunk duty" above a deadly but quiescent torpedo. A shipmate whiles away his off-duty interlude by reading.

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