Sailors, probably American, and some civilians posed on a cruiser berthed in New York(?). Underwood & Underwood, c1905.
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Sailors, probably American, and some civilians posed on a cruiser berthed in New York(?). Underwood & Underwood, c1905.

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USS Michigan’s Officers and Crew, photographed on board in 1918 by O.W. Waterman, Hampton, Virginia. Note the ship’s bandsmen seated in the front row with their musical instruments.
U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph

USS Michigan’s Officers and Crew, photographed on board in 1918 by O.W. Waterman, Hampton, Virginia. Note the ship’s bandsmen seated in the front row with their musical instruments.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph

Japanese sailors fencing on board warship. Creator: Bain News Service.
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Japanese sailors fencing on board warship. Creator: Bain News Service.

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"Talkers" on the bridge relay commander’s orders by ship telephone to director stations, anti-aircraft machine guns, lookouts, torpedo directors and range finders. Headphones enable them to hear answers above the crash of the destroyer’s eight-in. guns, a formidable armament. In: LIFE - U.S. Navy special edition, October 28, 1940.

"Talkers" on the bridge relay commander’s orders by ship telephone to director stations, anti-aircraft machine guns, lookouts, torpedo directors and range finders. Headphones enable them to hear answers above the crash of the destroyer’s eight-in. guns, a formidable armament. In: LIFE - U.S. Navy special edition, October 28, 1940.

A U.S. sailor appears on this week’s cover because this issue of LIFE is almost entirely devoted to the U.S. Navy. This sailorboy is 18-year-old Joseph John Timpani of Cranston, R.I. Like thousands of young Americans he is giving the next few years of his life to service in the Navy. LIFE - U.S. Navy special edition, October 28, 1940.

A U.S. sailor appears on this week’s cover because this issue of LIFE is almost entirely devoted to the U.S. Navy. This sailorboy is 18-year-old Joseph John Timpani of Cranston, R.I. Like thousands of young Americans he is giving the next few years of his life to service in the Navy. LIFE - U.S. Navy special edition, October 28, 1940.

Képes Vasárnap, 1939. augusztus 27.

Képes Vasárnap, 1939. augusztus 27.

J.D. Estes at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. 					 					1942 August. Photo: Howard R. Hollem.
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J.D. Estes at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. 1942 August. Photo: Howard R. Hollem.

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Sailor at the Naval Air Base wears the new type protective clothing and gas mask designed for use in chemical warfare, Corpus Christi, Texas. These uniforms are lighter than the old type. 1942 August.  Photo: Howard R. Hollem.
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Sailor at the Naval Air Base wears the new type protective clothing and gas mask designed for use in chemical warfare, Corpus Christi, Texas. These uniforms are lighter than the old type. 1942 August.  Photo: Howard R. Hollem.

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