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Portrait of Rear Admiral John S. “Slew” McCain, Sr., probably shortly after is appointment to flag rank, Feb 1941.

Caption     Portrait of Rear Admiral John S. “Slew” McCain, Sr., probably shortly after is appointment to flag rank, Feb 1941. ww2dbase
Photographer    Unknown
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-K-13518
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Added By David Stubblebine

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
25 Aug 2019 07:40:40 PM

You can’t tell me this sailor wasn’t sometimes nicknamed “Popeye.” Note that McCain wears the right-facing eagle on his cap device (the so-called sinister eagle) despite this being officially reversed in mid-1941 (to the so-called dexter eagle). McCain wore the sinister eagle as much as he could get away with throughout his career.

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