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S-26 at San Diego, California, United States, 1927-1930; background probably minesweeper Tern (AM-31)USS Holland with submarines V-3, V-2, S-45, S-43, S-44, and S-42, San Diego, California, United States, circa 1930
S-26 at San Diego, California, United States, 1927-1930; background probably minesweeper Tern (AM-31)USS Holland with submarines V-3, V-2, S-45, S-43, S-44, and S-42, San Diego, California, United States, circa 1930
USS S-44 (background) and USS S-42 (foreground) underway, San Diego, California, United States, 1920s or 1930sUSS Marblehead in harbor, possibly at San Diego, California, United States, early 1930s
USS S-44 (background) and USS S-42 (foreground) underway, San Diego, California, United States, 1920s or 1930sUSS Marblehead in harbor, possibly at San Diego, California, United States, early 1930s
USS Marblehead underway in San Diego harbor, California, United States, 10 Jan 1935Douglas TBD Devastator of Torpedo Squadron VT-5 at North Island, San Diego, California, United States, circa 1939.
USS Marblehead underway in San Diego harbor, California, United States, 10 Jan 1935Douglas TBD Devastator of Torpedo Squadron VT-5 at North Island, San Diego, California, United States, circa 1939.
Yorktown (Yorktown-class) at Naval Air Station, San Diego, California, United States, Jun 1940; note presence of TBD-1, BT-1, SBC-3, F3F-2, F3F-3, SB2U, JRF, J2F and JRS-1 aircraft models. Photo 2 of 2.Destroyer Division 6, Destroyer Squadron 3 ships Clark, Case, Cummings, Shaw, and Tucker at San Diego, California, United States, Oct 1941
Yorktown (Yorktown-class) at Naval Air Station, San Diego, California, United States, Jun 1940; note presence of TBD-1, BT-1, SBC-3, F3F-2, F3F-3, SB2U, JRF, J2F and JRS-1 aircraft models. Photo 2 of 2.Destroyer Division 6, Destroyer Squadron 3 ships Clark, Case, Cummings, Shaw, and Tucker at San Diego, California, United States, Oct 1941
US Marine paratroopers training on handling parachutes in heavy winds, Navy Auxiliary Air Station at Camp Kearny, California (now Miramar), 1942. Note rare R3D aircraft, only 12 such planes were made.Captain Forrest P. Sherman inspecting the US Marine Corps detachment aboard carrier Wasp, San Diego, United States, Jun 1942
US Marine paratroopers training on handling parachutes in heavy winds, Navy Auxiliary Air Station at Camp Kearny, California (now Miramar), 1942. Note rare R3D aircraft, only 12 such planes were made.Captain Forrest P. Sherman inspecting the US Marine Corps detachment aboard carrier Wasp, San Diego, United States, Jun 1942
Aircraft transport USS Long Island at North Island, San Diego, California, United States, 2 Jun 1942. Note F4F-4 Wildcats and SOC-3A Seagulls on the flight deck.President Roosevelt (blocked from view seated in the rear seat of the lead car) tours PB2Y Coronado production at the Consolidated Aircraft plant at Lindbergh Field, San Diego, California, United States, 25 Sep 1942.
Aircraft transport USS Long Island at North Island, San Diego, California, United States, 2 Jun 1942. Note F4F-4 Wildcats and SOC-3A Seagulls on the flight deck.President Roosevelt (blocked from view seated in the rear seat of the lead car) tours PB2Y Coronado production at the Consolidated Aircraft plant at Lindbergh Field, San Diego, California, United States, 25 Sep 1942.
Female US Marine Private Marion Pillsbury working on a Browning M1919 machine gun at Marine Corps Base San Diego, California, United States, circa 1943US Marine Corps R4D Skytrains and a rare Douglas R3D at Navy Auxiliary Air Station at Camp Kearny, California (now Miramar), 1943. Note the R3D doorway modified for Marine paratroopers, only 4 such planes existed
Female US Marine Private Marion Pillsbury working on a Browning M1919 machine gun at Marine Corps Base San Diego, California, United States, circa 1943US Marine Corps R4D Skytrains and a rare Douglas R3D at Navy Auxiliary Air Station at Camp Kearny, California (now Miramar), 1943. Note the R3D doorway modified for Marine paratroopers, only 4 such planes existed
General Clayton Vogel cutting a cake for the USMC birthday celebration, San Diego, California, United States, 10 Nov 1943Group portrait of 246th Platoon of Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California, United States, 1944
General Clayton Vogel cutting a cake for the USMC birthday celebration, San Diego, California, United States, 10 Nov 1943Group portrait of 246th Platoon of Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, California, United States, 1944
LCVP landing craft from Amphibious Transport Ship USS Hunter Liggett (background) during amphibious training near San Diego, California, United States, circa 1944. Note the LCVP’s unusual raised coxswain podium at the sternUSS Hancock departing San Diego, California, United States, 23 Aug 1944.
LCVP landing craft from Amphibious Transport Ship USS Hunter Liggett (background) during amphibious training near San Diego, California, United States, circa 1944. Note the LCVP’s unusual raised coxswain podium at the sternUSS Hancock departing San Diego, California, United States, 23 Aug 1944.
Carrier Ticonderoga off San Diego, California, United States, 16 Sep 1944; note extra aircraft loaded on deck destined for Hawaii, and camouflage pattern Measure 33 Design 10a. Photo 1 of 2.Carrier Ticonderoga off San Diego, California, United States, 16 Sep 1944; note extra aircraft loaded on deck destined for Hawaii, and camouflage pattern Measure 33 Design 10a. Photo 2 of 2.
Carrier Ticonderoga off San Diego, California, United States, 16 Sep 1944; note extra aircraft loaded on deck destined for Hawaii, and camouflage pattern Measure 33 Design 10a. Photo 1 of 2.Carrier Ticonderoga off San Diego, California, United States, 16 Sep 1944; note extra aircraft loaded on deck destined for Hawaii, and camouflage pattern Measure 33 Design 10a. Photo 2 of 2.

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