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US Navy in WWII - Lot-9433-12 (23227825153)

US Navy in WWII - Lot-9433-12 (23227825153)

 
 
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Lot-9433-12: The U.S. Navy Sets Up New Construction Battalion To Build Allied Defense Bases. To establish now Allied defense bases wherever they are needed, the U.S. Navy has organized a construction battalion, nicknamed “The Seabees.” They will be a mobile unit, trained in all phases of construction – from digging a ditch to building quarters for troops. Shown: Arc Welding, an important base of construction is the subject of these two “Seabees.” Office of War Information Photograph, 16-22 April 1942. Original photograph is small. (2015/12/18).

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1942
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National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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