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April 1943 – Coast Guard rescues men from destroyed Nazi U-Boat

This next photograph from the John Baker’s Warbook is the only one that I have found reproduced anywhere else as it is officially USCG photo 1591. This  The photo is of Nazi soldiers being helped aboard a Coast Guard cutter … Continue reading

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August 1944 – USS Duane at port in Naples, Italy

This photograph is of the USS Duane and it’s crew in Naples, Italy. According to the official USCG history, the ship was docked in Naples approximately six different times between May 1944 and August 1944. The longest stay being from July 30th … Continue reading

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December 1943 – USS Duane at Port in Trinidad

This is a photograph of the USS Duane at port in Trinidad. According to the official ship history, the USS Duane was docked there twice. The first visit was between December 10-17, 1944  and the second being from December 25-30. … Continue reading

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