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Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

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Very interesting military photos.

P-40 Gunnery Test

1 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

A new Curtiss-Wright P-40 Warhawk has its .50 caliber machineguns test-fired outside of the production plant. Time period is WWII prior to the Battle of Midway.

Oversized


2 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

A big project was to rehouse a large number of oversize prints, some up to 6' long. These were very popular in the first half of the 20th century.

Glass Plates


3 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

Another major project was to inventory an uncatalogged collection of several thousand glass plate negatives and slides. So cool.

Bofors


4 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

A copy of a famous picture in the National Ars. It shows some of the intensity of fighting ka:(mikaze attacks.

:(


5 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

This postcard was produced after Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels banned all alcoholic beverages on Navy ships in 1914.

POW




6 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

Lt. David Rehman being paraded for the Communist press after being shot down over Vietnam in 1967-68.


7 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

In 1954-55 the United States evacuated over 300,000 people from Hanoi to Saigon after the partition of Vietnam into North and South. Here, Vietnamese personnel are sprayed with DDT to prevent the spread of insects/parasites.

Over There


8 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

A postcard from 1918 that reads "Greetings from Over There" from the battleship USS Florida.

Highway Bombing


9 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

The aftermath of Coalition air strikes on a highway full of Iraqi vehicles in the 1991 Gulf War.

Barrel


10 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

London


11 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

General John J. Pershing pays his respects at the Tomb of the Unknowns in London, England in 1923.

Commando


12 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

Roy Rogers and Trigger pose in a promotional photograph for the Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando.

Commando 2


13 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

Roy Rogers and Trigger posing inside the C-46.

Chapel


14 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

A chapel built by U.S. Navy Seabees on an unknown island during WWII. Note the metal planking for flooring that was normally used to build runways.

WRENs


15 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

Women from the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS, commonly called WRENS) inspect a Curtiss-Wright SOC-3 Seamew marked for shipment to England.

Trigger


16 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

The corpse of a WWII Japanese soldier whose big toe is still on the trigger from when he committed suicide.

Troupe


17 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

The ship's troupe of HMS Royal Oak, probably during the 1910s.

East-West


18 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

A definitely staged photograph of a U.S. and Soviet sailor shaking hands, 1980s.

Barfights


19 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

A company of sailors from USS Pecos enjoy some time ashore in China in 1936. Note the sailor near the front with his left arm on the table and a bottle right in front of it. Men who had their neckerchiefs tied widely in this way often did so to conceal weights. Their neckerchiefs then became effective weapons for barfights.

X-ray


20 Naval Photographic Section (20 pics)

An x-ray image of a bullet lodged in the neck of a U-boat captain who attempted to commit suicide after being captured. The bullet was successfully removed by a U.S. Navy surgeon.


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№1 Author: Lu (14 Aug 2013 22:46) Total user comments: 15082


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