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UA 467.08 Frederick Peterson Collection

UA 467.08 Frederick Peterson Collection
Title: UA 467.08 Frederick Peterson Collecton
Caption: Collection Photo # UA 467.08.01 Destroyer underway, with explosion in the background, in the Pacific during WWII
Description: 120 snapshots of life on board USS New Mexico (BB-40) during World War II taken by Pearl P. Micheletto. Images show mascots, change of command ceremonies, images of dead Japanese soldiers, entertainment performances, internees on Saipan, and artillery action against Japanese targets. Additional photos show the USS New Mexico (BB-40) and some sailors that served on it in a group picture. The sailors signed the back of the photo and listed their home addresses.
Accession #: UA 467
Catalog #: UA 467.08
Donor: Frederick Peterson
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  • Heritage-Customs and Traditions
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
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