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21 Sep 1938

United Kingdom
  • On the last leg of her extended shakedown cruise, cruiser USS Nashville departed Portland, England, United Kingdom bound for New York. The ship was also laden with 25 tons of British gold bullion bound for the United States. ww2dbase [Nashville | Portland, England | DS]
25 May 1944

Photo(s) dated 25 May 1944
Royal Navy Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, Naval commander of the Normandy operations, and US Navy Rear Admiral John L. Hall, Jr., commander of amphibious operations, aboard AGC-4 USS Ancon, 25 May 1944, the day King George VI visited the shipUS Navy Rear Admiral Alan G Kirk introducing his staff to King George VI of the United Kingdom, Portland, England, 25 May 1944. Admiral Kirk was in command of all US Naval forces for the Normandy landings.
28 Jun 1944

United Kingdom

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