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Posted 2 years ago

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Here are several photographs I found at a garage sale this morning.
I find the expression on the soldiers face and the poem intriguing. A love waiting at home, he looks a little “dreamy-eyed.”
The other is a group Navy photo. The writing on the bottom says;
U. S. Nav Tra Cen
Co. Comd' r,
D.W. Haskell Csp(a)
San Diego, California, 13 Dec. 1944
44-592
Some of the identifying writing is a little difficult to read, this is my best interpretation.
enjoy

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  1. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Great find Pack ! I was looking for my Dad in that Navy photo in San Diego but I think he was in a year later . I would love for it to have shown him :-) I have to locate his papers one day soon .
  2. mrmajestic1 mrmajestic1, 2 years ago
    Very nice finds!
  3. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    Thank you very much for the loves and kind words scandinavian_pieces, kerry10456, Manikin, ttomtucker , Harborguy , miKKoChristmas11, walksoftly, AR8Jason( and for the info.), jbcollector, mrmajestic1 .
    The lady said to me, “these are relatives of mine, but I do not know who they are, so I am selling them”, amazing.
  4. tlmbaran tlmbaran, 2 years ago
    Soldier with the helmet-thats an early WWII photo, as the helmet liner is the early cardboard "fiber" liner.....
  5. cindyjcoggins, 6 months ago
    My grandfather was at this same USNTC in April 1944. He had the same commander. Thanks for sharing

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