Captain Carlos Wieber bids welcome to the Ruler of the Raging Main, Neptunus Rex, and his Court aboard USS Essex for the Line Crossing ceremony, 1 Sep 1944Line Crossing ceremony aboard USS Essex, 1 Sep 1944Line Crossing ceremony aboard USS Essex, 1 Sep 1944. Official captions reads, "The way of the Polliwog is hard."Map depicting the US 7th Army
Captain Carlos Wieber bids welcome to the Ruler of the Raging Main, Neptunus Rex, and his Court aboard USS Essex for the Line Crossing ceremony, 1 Sep 1944Line Crossing ceremony aboard USS Essex, 1 Sep 1944Line Crossing ceremony aboard USS Essex, 1 Sep 1944. Official captions reads, "The way of the Polliwog is hard."Map depicting the US 7th Army's front in Southern France, 1 Sep 1944
Map depicting the western front of the European War, 1 Sep 1944P-40 Warhawk fighter Rear Admiral Frederic Sherman, left, and Captain Carlos Wieber bid welcome to the Ruler of the Raging Main, Neptunus Rex, and his Court aboard USS Essex for the Line Crossing ceremony, 1 Sep 1944
Map depicting the western front of the European War, 1 Sep 1944P-40 Warhawk fighter 'Little Joe II' at the Kunming airfield in Yunnan, China, 1 Sep 1944Rear Admiral Frederic Sherman, left, and Captain Carlos Wieber bid welcome to the Ruler of the Raging Main, Neptunus Rex, and his Court aboard USS Essex for the Line Crossing ceremony, 1 Sep 1944


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"Since peace is now beyond hope, we can but fight to the end."

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