Coast Guardsmen float with "water wings" during WWII (27164412900)
Lot-741-3: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. Coast Guardsmen Learn to Swim For Lives. Preparing for the day when they may have to swim for their lives from a torpedoed ship, U.S. Coast Guardsmen learn to make “water... More
Load of 2,000 pound bombs being loaded into a ship's hold, WWII (27369...
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 Coas... More
Lot-741-1: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. Coast Guardsmen Learn to Swim For Lives. If you dive over the side to save a life a good thing to know is the “hand tow.” Coast Guardsmen are taught this method of avoi... More
Lot-741-11: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. Dating Miss Springfield. These cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, are being instructed in handling of the standard Springfield rifle. Th... More
Lot-741-12 (27406802426), World War II photo
Lot-741-12: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. SPARS Learn About Life Rafts. Ensign “Babe” Young, former first baseman and outfield with the New York Giants, gives a few pointers on life rafts to SPAR cadets at the U... More
Lot-741-13: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. Admiral Decorates Coast Guard TARR. Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN, bestows the Silver Star for “gallantry and intrepidity in action” on Coast Guardsman Daniel J. Tarr in... More
Lot-741-14: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. Riding A “Jeep Of The Deep”. These two SPAR cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut, take a lively interest in their trip aboard a “jeep of the d... More
Lot-741-15: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. Making Old Salts Of New SPARS. Three SPAR cadets get salty pointers from a sea-going Ensign on the flying bride of a “jeep of the deep”, an 85-foot U.S. Coast Guard patro... More
Lot-741-16 (27406799006), World War II photo
Lot-741-16: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. SPARS In Training. Brightening the stern of a “Jeep of the Deep” are the smiles of these two SPAR cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut. Going... More
Lot-741-17: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. Wounded Coast Guardsman Still Salutes. Loss of his right arm does not prevent Coast Guardsman Thomas Sortino from saluting the colors. Sortino was in charge of a landing... More
Lot-741-2: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. Coast Guardsmen Learn to Swim For Lives. Coast Guardsmen Walter W. Gawtry keeps his chin-up on his trousers. Member of a Coast Guard class in functional swimming. He is... More
Lot-741-8: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. Port Security’s A Coast Guard Job. Fields of Death. Row on row, 2,000-pound blockbusters wait at the seaside for shipment to Allied airmen busy pulverizing the Axis. A s... More
Lot-741-9: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. Canadian Fighter Gets Coast Guard Aid. Medical officers and supplies are sent from a U.S. Coast Guard Cutter to HMCS Trillium. This recent gesture of the aid extended eac... More
Members of the joint Mexican-United States Defense Committee on boat d...
Lot-741-7: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. Sailors Go For A Boat Trip. When high-ranking sailor members of the joint Mexican-United States defense committee visit the U.S. Coast Guard Academy what happens? Why th... More
Tub boat leading freighters out of the ice of Buffalo, New York, WWII ...
Lot-741-5: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. Buck Great Lakes’ Ice. The country’s impatience to get war traffic flowing through the Great Lakes is revealed in this picture, taken from a Coast Guard patrol plane, of ... More
U.S. Coast Guardsman using inflated sea bag to stay afloat, WWII (2683...
Lot-741-4: U.S. Coast Guard, WWII. Coast Guardsmen Learn to Swim For Lives. Jumping overboard without a life jacket, a seaman abandoning ship can make a “balloon” out of his seabag that will keep afloat fo... More