African-American mess attendants take their turn at a 20mm gun during gunnery training on Aircraft Transport USS Copahee during transit from California to Pearl Harbor, 9 Sep 1942. Note TBF Avengers on the flight deck.Battleship USS West Virginia leaving Drydock #1, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 9 Sep 1942 following preliminary repairs of damage sustained in the Japanese attack. Note the mast and portions of the upper hull have been removed.Raeder reviewing Italian Navy with Captain Francesco Mimbelli, 9 Sep 1942
African-American mess attendants take their turn at a 20mm gun during gunnery training on Aircraft Transport USS Copahee during transit from California to Pearl Harbor, 9 Sep 1942. Note TBF Avengers on the flight deck.Battleship USS West Virginia leaving Drydock #1, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 9 Sep 1942 following preliminary repairs of damage sustained in the Japanese attack. Note the mast and portions of the upper hull have been removed.Raeder reviewing Italian Navy with Captain Francesco Mimbelli, 9 Sep 1942


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General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944