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80-G-11726 Makin Island Raid, August 1942

Photo #: 80-G-11726  Makin Island Raid, August 1942
Description: Wounded Marine officer (probably Second Lieutenant Wilfred S. LeFrancois) on board USS Nautilus (SS-168), after he had been evacuated from Makin Island, 18 August 1942. This appears to be the submarine's wardroom. Note bookshelves at right, communications equipment and clock on bulkhead, and rack of magazines (containing at least two copies of Esquire). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-11726
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