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80-G-11733 Makin Island Raid, August 1942

Photo #: 80-G-11733  Makin Island Raid, August 1942
Description: Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN, Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (center, left side to camera) talks with other senior officers, during ceremonies on board USS Nautilus (SS-168), welcoming her back to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, after the Makin raid, 25 August 1942. Lieutenant Colonel Evans F. Carlson, USMC, who commanded U.S. Marines during the raid, is partially visible at left, wearing a garrison cap. USS Sperry (AS-12) is in the center background. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-11733
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