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80-G-11735 Makin Island Raid, August 1942

Photo #: 80-G-11735  Makin Island Raid, August 1942
Description: Part of the crew of USS Nautilus (SS-168) stand in formation on her after deck, upon her return to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, following the Makin raid, 25 August 1942. The Japanese flag flying from the muzzle of the 6/53 gun (right center) was captured on Makin Island. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-11735
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