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80-G-387418 USS Missouri (BB-63)

Photo #: 80-G-387418  USS Missouri (BB-63)
Description: Arriving at the Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, Virginia, from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with President Harry S. Truman and his party on board, 19 September 1947. She is manning the rails in his honor. USS Itara (YTB-391) is pushing on the battleship's port bow. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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