Silent Homage

Photograph by Benrud

Standing in the grassy sod bordering row upon row of white crosses in an American cemetery, two dungaree-clad Coast Guardsmen pay silent homage to the memory of a fellow Coast Guardsman who lost his life in action in the Ryukyu Islands.

Photo courtesy of the National Archives.


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Coast Guardsmen pay silent homage photo by Benrud, courtesy of The National Archives, Still Picture Branch - Control Number  NWDNS-26-G-4739.  Production date ca. 1945. Creating organization was the United States Coast Guard.  The National Archives -

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