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208-N-5203 Lieutenant Howell M. Forgy, USN(ChC)

Photo #: 208-N-5203  Lieutenant Howell M. Forgy, USN(ChC)
Title: Lieutenant Howell M. Forgy, USN(ChC)
Description: Photograph taken circa 1942-43. He is credited with originating the phrase Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition while encouraging sailors in action during the Pearl Harbor attack, 7 December 1941. Soon thereafter, it became the title and theme of a popular song. Photograph from the Office of War Information collection in the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 208-N-5203
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