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Andrew W. Nelson, III, World War II Veteran - Thank you, Mr. Nelson, sir, for your service to our country!

Thank You for your service, Andrew W. Andrew served in the United States Navy between 1943 and 1952 and saw active duty in both World War II and the Korean Conflict.

U.S. Navy men sleep as they journey to one of the fighting fronts, 29 June 1943

Navy men sleep as they journey to one of the fighting fronts, 29 June 1943 ”

US Navy Memorial Plaza:    The US Navy Memorial Plaza bestows honor to those who have given service and also those who are currently serving in the Merchant Marine, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and the Navy. It includes a public plaza and Naval Heritage center. It is a must see attraction in Washington DC to gain more knowledge of its rich heritage.

US Navy Memorial Plaza: The US Navy Memorial Plaza bestows honor to those who have given service and also those who are currently serving in the Merchant Marine, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and the Navy. It includes a public plaza and Naval Heritage center.

WAVES visiting the USS Missouri at a US port. Stepping through the door of a 5 inch gun mount.

WAVES Yeoman Third Class Betty Martin exiting the rear door of a twin gun turret aboard Missouri, at a port on the east coast of the United States, during her shakedown period, Aug 1944

Living on a US Navy ship, sometime in 1943

Living on a US Navy ship, 1943 Stayed on the USS Massachusetts several times with scouts, yep I think it qualifies!

US sailors playing volleyball on the USS Wasp, 1945

US sailors playing volleyball on the USS Wasp, 1945 The ship my great-grandfather was on.

U.S. Navy Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless of bombing squadron VB-8 on deck of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet during Battle of Midway, 4 June 1942.

A Dauntless on the deck of the USS Hornet during the Battle of Midway, 4 June 1942

Workers at Murray's Cooperage, Craigmillar  -  Photo probably taken around early 1930s

Workers at Murray's Cooperage, Craigmillar - Photo probably taken around early

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