Aircraft carrier USS Langley (Langley-class) alongside the Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC, United States, 3 Jul 1923. The white building at the photo’s top left is the present day National Museum of the Navy.President Franklin Roosevelt (striped tie) with Eleanor Roosevelt (far left) and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (between the Roosevelts) aboard the yacht Potomac, Washington, DC, 9 Jun 1939Aerial view of the White House, Washington DC, United States, 23 Oct 1940.President Franklin Roosevelt presenting the Medal of Honor to Brigadier General James Doolittle for Doolittle’s role in leading a bomber attack on Tokyo one month earlier, White House, Washington DC, United States, 19 May 1942.
Aircraft carrier USS Langley (Langley-class) alongside the Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC, United States, 3 Jul 1923. The white building at the photo’s top left is the present day National Museum of the Navy.President Franklin Roosevelt (striped tie) with Eleanor Roosevelt (far left) and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (between the Roosevelts) aboard the yacht Potomac, Washington, DC, 9 Jun 1939Aerial view of the White House, Washington DC, United States, 23 Oct 1940.President Franklin Roosevelt presenting the Medal of Honor to Brigadier General James Doolittle for Doolittle’s role in leading a bomber attack on Tokyo one month earlier, White House, Washington DC, United States, 19 May 1942.
Admiral Ernest King, Chief of Naval Operations; Admiral William Leahy, Chief of Staff to the President; and General George Marshall, Army Chief of Staff at the White House, Washington DC, United States, 28 Jul 1942.A luncheon meeting of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington DC, circa 1943. Left to Right: General Henry H Arnold, Admiral William D Leahy, Admiral Ernest J King, and General George C Marshall.Japanese midget submarine Ha-19, captured in Hawaii following the 7 Dec 1941 Pearl Harbor attack, toured the United States as part of a War Bond drive. It is seen here in front of the US Capitol, Washington DC, mid-1943United States Navy Vice-Admirals Aubrey Fitch (left) and John McCain on the occasion of Fitch relieving McCain as the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Air, Washington DC, United States, 1 Aug 1944.
Admiral Ernest King, Chief of Naval Operations; Admiral William Leahy, Chief of Staff to the President; and General George Marshall, Army Chief of Staff at the White House, Washington DC, United States, 28 Jul 1942.A luncheon meeting of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington DC, circa 1943. Left to Right: General Henry H Arnold, Admiral William D Leahy, Admiral Ernest J King, and General George C Marshall.Japanese midget submarine Ha-19, captured in Hawaii following the 7 Dec 1941 Pearl Harbor attack, toured the United States as part of a War Bond drive. It is seen here in front of the US Capitol, Washington DC, mid-1943United States Navy Vice-Admirals Aubrey Fitch (left) and John McCain on the occasion of Fitch relieving McCain as the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Air, Washington DC, United States, 1 Aug 1944.
President Truman presenting the Medal of Honor to medical corpsman Desmond Doss at the White House, Washington DC, 12 Oct 1945. The medal was for actions on Okinawa, Japan. Photo 1 of 3.President Truman presenting the Medal of Honor to medical corpsman Desmond Doss at the White House, Washington DC, 12 Oct 1945. The medal was for actions on Okinawa, Japan. Photo 2 of 3.President Truman presenting the Medal of Honor to medical corpsman Desmond Doss at the White House, Washington DC, 12 Oct 1945. The medal was for actions on Okinawa, Japan. Photo 3 of 3.Staged photograph taken during the court martial trial of US Navy Captain Charles McVay. Former Japanese submarine I-58 commander Mochitsura Hashimoto is seen using a chart, Washington DC, 13 Dec 1945.
President Truman presenting the Medal of Honor to medical corpsman Desmond Doss at the White House, Washington DC, 12 Oct 1945. The medal was for actions on Okinawa, Japan. Photo 1 of 3.President Truman presenting the Medal of Honor to medical corpsman Desmond Doss at the White House, Washington DC, 12 Oct 1945. The medal was for actions on Okinawa, Japan. Photo 2 of 3.President Truman presenting the Medal of Honor to medical corpsman Desmond Doss at the White House, Washington DC, 12 Oct 1945. The medal was for actions on Okinawa, Japan. Photo 3 of 3.Staged photograph taken during the court martial trial of US Navy Captain Charles McVay. Former Japanese submarine I-58 commander Mochitsura Hashimoto is seen using a chart, Washington DC, 13 Dec 1945.
Japanese Type 93 torpedo on display at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States, circa 1945. This torpedo beached itself on Guadalcanal in 1943 and was later put on display.President Harry Truman and members of the National Defense Research Committee, White House, Washington D.C., 20 Jan 1947.The former PT-796, a 78-foot Higgins boat, painted as PT-109, an 80-foot Elco boat, passing the reviewing stand in President John F. Kennedy’s inaugural parade in Washington DC, United States, 20 Jan 1960.Cutaway of a disarmed Mousetrap rocket and warhead at the National Museum of the United States Navy, Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States, 24 Nov 2018. Note the museum’s caption in the lower right.
Japanese Type 93 torpedo on display at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States, circa 1945. This torpedo beached itself on Guadalcanal in 1943 and was later put on display.President Harry Truman and members of the National Defense Research Committee, White House, Washington D.C., 20 Jan 1947.The former PT-796, a 78-foot Higgins boat, painted as PT-109, an 80-foot Elco boat, passing the reviewing stand in President John F. Kennedy’s inaugural parade in Washington DC, United States, 20 Jan 1960.Cutaway of a disarmed Mousetrap rocket and warhead at the National Museum of the United States Navy, Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, United States, 24 Nov 2018. Note the museum’s caption in the lower right.
Chronometer from the German U-505 at the National Museum of the United States Navy in Washington DC, 20 Dec 2018.
Chronometer from the German U-505 at the National Museum of the United States Navy in Washington DC, 20 Dec 2018.


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