Snapshot taken from the U.S. Navy USS Tolman (DM-28), a Navy light minelayer ship, looking out over the Pacific Ocean at an unidentified island [believed to be part of the Territory of Hawaii] around 1944 or 1945 during World War II. Photograph taken or collected by Navy sailor Thomas L. Teal of Kannapolis, NC, while he was serving aboard the Tolman [circa 1944-1945].
From Thomas L. Teal Scrapbook, WWII 217, WWII Papers, Military Collection, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, N.C.
Owner: State Archives of North Carolina
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