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Life on Board the USS Saratoga

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Wayne Miller Silhouettes of sailors on board the USS Saratoga. South Pacific. Between October 26 - December 9, 1943. © Wayne Miller | Magnum Photos
Wayne Miller A plane parker in a white helmet signals to the pilot of one of the new Hellcats. South Pacific. Between October 26 - December 9, 1943. © Wayne Miller | Magnum Photos
Wayne Miller Sailors working on board the USS Saratoga. South Pacific. Between October 26 - December 9, 1943. © Wayne Miller | Magnum Photos
Wayne Miller Two sailors aboard the USS Saratoga who had their heads clipped in bizarre designs during the Neptune party, which occurs whenever ships cross over the international date line. South Pacific. Febru (...)
Wayne Miller SOUTH PACIFIC. Between October 26th, 1943 and December 9th, 1943. Looking down, from inside a dive bomber plane, on the USS Saratoga with planes parked up front. © Wayne Miller | Magnum Photos
Wayne Miller Mess men (men who serve food on the ship), aboard the USS Saratoga, playing cards. South Pacific. Between October 26 - December 9, 1943. © Wayne Miller | Magnum Photos
Wayne Miller The gunner in this Navy bomber was killed by a 20mm shell from a Japanese Zero during the US Navy raid on Rabaul. Upon the plane's return to the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga, the dead gunner's fin (...)
Wayne Miller Sailor stands with broom and bucket. South Pacific. Between October 26 - December 9, 1943. © Wayne Miller | Magnum Photos
Wayne Miller Marine landing craft approach the shore of Engebi during the Battle of Eniwetok. Pacific Ocean. Between October 26 - December 9, 1943. © Wayne Miller | Magnum Photos