Load of 2,000 pound bombs being loaded into a ship's hold, WWII (27369115411)
Lot-741-6: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. Port Security’s A Coast Guard Job. Headaches for Hitler. Down into the hold of an Allied ammunition ship goes a sling load of 2,000-pound bombs enroute to Europe. A Coast Guardsman stands on the ship’s propeller casing, watching the “headache powers” with an eagle eye. A Coast Guard chief petty officer can be seen in the upper right hand corner examining bombs already stowed. U.S. Coast Guard Photograph. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. Photographed through Mylar sleeve. (2016/06/03).