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  • Tags: Life aboard
"Musicians help pass the time aboard the SS Cape Victory en route to Seattle - Oct 1945" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Jam Session on Board. It would a be a hot, sweaty, slow trip. The turbine-powered converted freighter would travel about fifteen miles…

Position: 2220 (6 views)
"Red Alert - All hands below deck! Biak to Tacloban soldiers looking up at opening in hold cover"

Position: 3041 (5 views)
"Aboard ship - Biak to Tacloban - Mess kit washing facilities"

Position: 905 (9 views)
"Soldiers relaxing aboard the SS Juan Cabrillo"

Position: 1163 (8 views)
"Relaxed aboard the Liberty Ship Juan Cabrillo, en route from Biak via Hollandia to Tacloban, Leyte. Oct 21 to 28 1944 - 17th Recon Sqdn Ground Crews" Ed Bernardo watching? From "Darkroom Soldier": "Leaving Biak. As combat moved north to reconquer…

Position: 161 (27 views)
"Life aboard the Liberty Ship Russell Sage Finchhaffen to Biak - June 30 to July 28 with long layover in Humbolt Bay"

Position: 3041 (5 views)
"C-Rations being distributed before leaving ship at Tacloban" From "Darkroom Soldier": "C-Rations Distribution. 1st Sgt John Rixham distributes canned food to his men for their first few days on Leyte." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George…

Position: 170 (25 views)
"Card game in the hold of the Juan Cabrillo"

Position: 4194 (4 views)
"Cpl Bill Wilding - Transportation Dept - eating from mess kit on fender of truck aboard ship"

Position: 3041 (5 views)
"Baxter rinsing his pants in deck wash hose"

Position: 6124 (3 views)

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