|'The Royal Court of Neptunus Rex': line crossing ceremony aboard USS Petrof Bay, 23 Aug 1944||African-American US Army soldiers and American Red Cross workers in Assam, India, 23 Aug 1944; L to R: Cpl Robert Barttow, Pvt James Montgomery, Jeannette C. Dorsey, and Willie Lee Johnson|
|HMS Mauritius firing on German targets in Audierne Bay, France, 23 Aug 1944||Polish resistance fighter near Krakowskie Przedmiescie Street, Warsaw, Poland, 23 Aug 1944; note captured German K98 rifle and helmet|
|Remains of a German soldier killed during the Warsaw Uprising, Poland, 23 Aug 1944||Simone Segouin (nom de guerre Nicole Minet) posing with a MP 40 submachine gun, 23 Aug 1944|
|USS Hancock departing San Diego, California, United States, 23 Aug 1944.|
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