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African-American crew of US Navy submarine chaser PC-1264 saluting the American flag, east coast of United States, 1 May 1944African-American soldiers of the US Army 93rd Infantry Division traveling along the Numa-Numa Trail, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 1 May 1944
African-American crew of US Navy submarine chaser PC-1264 saluting the American flag, east coast of United States, 1 May 1944African-American soldiers of the US Army 93rd Infantry Division traveling along the Numa-Numa Trail, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 1 May 1944
Crew of USS Tang taking aboard airmen of downed OS2U Kingfisher aircraft from USS North Carolina, off Truk, Caroline Islands, 1 May 1944D-7 armored bulldozer of the UK 3rd Division, 1 May 1944
Crew of USS Tang taking aboard airmen of downed OS2U Kingfisher aircraft from USS North Carolina, off Truk, Caroline Islands, 1 May 1944D-7 armored bulldozer of the UK 3rd Division, 1 May 1944
Indianapolis off San Francisco, California, 1 May 1944Japanese Type A Ko-hyoteki midget submarine and transport Yamazuki Maru beached on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1 May 1944
Indianapolis off San Francisco, California, 1 May 1944Japanese Type A Ko-hyoteki midget submarine and transport Yamazuki Maru beached on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1 May 1944
King, Smuts, Churchill, Fraser, and Curtin and the first Commonwealth Prime MinistersUS Army soldiers boarding landing craft at Weymouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, while preparing for the Normandy operation, 1 May 1944; note barrage balloons aloft and on the ground
King, Smuts, Churchill, Fraser, and Curtin and the first Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference, London, England, United Kingdom, 1 May 1944US Army soldiers boarding landing craft at Weymouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, while preparing for the Normandy operation, 1 May 1944; note barrage balloons aloft and on the ground
US Navy pilot Lt. (jg) John Burns, Radioman Aubrey J. Gill, and their rescued passengers awaiting rescue aboard OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, off Truk, Caroline Islands, 1 May 1944, photo 1 of 2US Navy pilot Lt. (jg) John Burns, Radioman Aubrey J. Gill, and their rescued passengers awaiting rescue aboard OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, off Truk, Caroline Islands, 1 May 1944, photo 2 of 2
US Navy pilot Lt. (jg) John Burns, Radioman Aubrey J. Gill, and their rescued passengers awaiting rescue aboard OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, off Truk, Caroline Islands, 1 May 1944, photo 1 of 2US Navy pilot Lt. (jg) John Burns, Radioman Aubrey J. Gill, and their rescued passengers awaiting rescue aboard OS2U Kingfisher aircraft, off Truk, Caroline Islands, 1 May 1944, photo 2 of 2
US submarine Tang
US submarine Tang's machine gun firing upon Lt. (jg) John Burns' OS2U Kingfisher aircraft after all crew and passengers were rescued, off Truk, Caroline Islands, 1 May 1944


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Captain Henry P. Jim Crowe, Guadalcanal, 13 Jan 1943