The World War II Photo of the Week
for 8 May 2000
|A Different Kind of Magazine
On board the U.S.S. Tulagi (CVE-72), Steward's Mate Second Class Miles Davis King carries a loaded magazine
for a 20-mm antiaircraft gun, as the escort carrier steams through the Mediterranean Sea en route to the Invasion of Southern France.
Photographed a few days prior to 15 August 1944. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of
the National Archives (Photo No. 80-G-417623).