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Ship's Glee Club USS Nevada
Ship's Glee Club
Oct 1929 - Sep 1934
USS Nevada (BB 36)


USS Nevada Underway
USS Nevada (BB 36) Underway
Repaired after Pearl Harbor damage & fighting mad!  circa 1943-45

USS Nevada Arriving New York
USS Nevada entering New York during WWII
Above two photos courtesy of Ralph Potts

Ralph Potts
Seaman Second Class Ralph Potts, June 1943

Midshipman Newell Midshipman B. B. Newell
Main Deck of USS Nevada - 1926

LCdr Byron Bruce Newell, U.S. Navy
was killed in action on board USS Hornet during World War II

Destroyer Escort USS Newell (DE 322) was named in his honor.

The symbol of his country
Japanese Suicide
Pilot's Shroud

The Kamikaze had no thought for the individual as long as some damage could be effected against his enemy.
Japanese Flag

Dead and Wounded
Dead & Wounded
Her decks littered with dead, wounded, and debris, an LCI comes along side NEVADA for medical aid and assistance.
Battle for Iwo Jima, 17 February 1945
South China Sea
With guns covered and all deck hatchs secured, NEVADA rides out heavy weather at five knots in the East China Sea
July 1945.



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