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UA 462.06 Unknown Donor Collection

UA 462.06 Unknown Donor
Title: UA 462.06 Unknown Donor
Caption: Collection Photo # UA 462.06.01 A card game below deck
Description: 41 declassified photographs showing the arrival of American ships at a British base in April 1942. The American forces were known as "The Task" Force and was commanded by RADM Robert Giffen. Vessels shown include: USS Wasp (CV-7); USS Washington (BB-56); USS Wichita (CA-45); USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37); HMS Victorious (R38); HMS King George; HMS Duke of York (17); HMS Edinburgh (16); HMS Achates (H12). Additionally, three photographs show African-American stewards working on an unidentified ship.
Accession #: UA 462
Catalog #: UA 462.06
Tags: NHHC_Tags:conflicts-and-wars/world-war-ii-wwiidestroyer_escortship_type/cruisership_types/battleshipNHHC_Tags:people/diversity/african-americansrecreation_and_sportsart/camouflage
Donor: Unknown
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Topic
  • Heritage-Customs and Traditions
  • Boats-Ships--Destroyer
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
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