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Sailors man a gun aboard the USS West Virginia during Navy training maneuvers, 19245-1939
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1924-1939]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Sailors man a gun aboard the USS West Virginia during Navy training maneuvers.
Possibly related to Los Angeles Times articles, “When the Navy’s Fleet of Wasps Takes to the Air, Fleet’s Planes Prove Worth In Test, Flaming Streaks of Death Dart From Sizes to Drop Destruction on War Craft of ‘Enemy’ in Tactical Maneuvers,” 15 Nov. 1926: A1, and “Dreadnaughts Hurl Hail of Steel in War Tests, Conditions Similar to Jellicoe’s Famous Engagement Met by Navy in Spectacular Practice,” 3 Jun. 1926: A1. Both articles are by the same reporter with the dateline “At Sea, Aboard U.S.S. West Virginia” possibly he was aboard for a lengthy trip.
Handwritten on the negative: West Virginia USS
Text from negative sleeve: United States Navy, Ships, West Virginia
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Battleships--American--United States
Artillery (Weaponry) $ American--United States
Military training--United States
West Virginia (Battleship : BB-48)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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