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80-G-11727 Makin Island Raid, August 1942

Photo #: 80-G-11727  Makin Island Raid, August 1942
Description: Lieutenant Colonel Evans F. Carlson, commander of the U.S. Marine Second Raider Battalion, on board USS Nautilus (SS-168) just after returning from Makin Island, 18 August 1942. He is still wearing his field gear, with a .45 caliber pistol in a cross-draw holster. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-11727
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