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Captured German cruiser Prinz Eugen shortly before being subjected to atomic detonation tests, Bikini Atoll, 1946

Caption     Captured German cruiser Prinz Eugen shortly before being subjected to atomic detonation tests, Bikini Atoll, 1946 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   80-G-627444
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Added By C. Peter Chen
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1. henry nickelson says:
21 Mar 2011 06:53:16 PM

My grandpa was in the navy from 1945 to 1949. He was in the bikini atoll. He was on the prince Eugen ix300. He is still alive he lives in bucyrus ohio.he and three other brothers that was in the navy. My grandpa went to the great leaked naval base to do his boot camp pt. I do not know much about my grandpa and want he did in the navy. I really would like to know what he did in the navy his real name is William graint Nickelson Jr. If any of you find out anything about my grandpa please let me know thank you so much. My name is Hank

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