A Humber Mk II armoured car of 4th Light Armoured Brigade on patrol in the Western Desert, Egypt, 10 Aug 1942A Humber Mk II armoured car of the UK 12th Royal Lancers on patrol in the Western Desert, Egypt, 10 Aug 1942American propaganda poster noting the typical look of a friendly British soldier, 10 Aug 1942; note Boys anti-tank rifleChicago of Guadalcanal the day after Battle of Savo Island, with crewmen cutting away torpedo-damaged plating to enable the ship to get underway, 10 Aug 1942
A Humber Mk II armoured car of 4th Light Armoured Brigade on patrol in the Western Desert, Egypt, 10 Aug 1942A Humber Mk II armoured car of the UK 12th Royal Lancers on patrol in the Western Desert, Egypt, 10 Aug 1942American propaganda poster noting the typical look of a friendly British soldier, 10 Aug 1942; note Boys anti-tank rifleChicago of Guadalcanal the day after Battle of Savo Island, with crewmen cutting away torpedo-damaged plating to enable the ship to get underway, 10 Aug 1942
Port side view of USS Wahoo, Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Aug 1942Stern view of USS Wahoo, Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Aug 1942USS Wahoo departing Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Aug 1942; note munitions ship USS Shasta at the pier and barrage balloons overhead.View of the conning tower of USS Wahoo, Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Aug 1942, photo 1 of 2
Port side view of USS Wahoo, Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Aug 1942Stern view of USS Wahoo, Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Aug 1942USS Wahoo departing Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Aug 1942; note munitions ship USS Shasta at the pier and barrage balloons overhead.View of the conning tower of USS Wahoo, Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Aug 1942, photo 1 of 2
View of the conning tower of USS Wahoo, Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Aug 1942, photo 2 of 2
View of the conning tower of USS Wahoo, Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, United States, 10 Aug 1942, photo 2 of 2


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