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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE MIAMI: c. 1960s

Boot Camp: 1949

Boot Camp: 1949

My Uncle Charles "Sonny" Haile (seen earlier) from his August 5, 1949 company photo in San Diego. He's the 5th sailor from the right on the 3rd row.

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Similar to my grandfather's Navy unit photo, I think his was in Columbia, S.C., 1943, he was 19.

What was your uncle's rank and rating? My grandfather was Construction Battalion, 20th Special, Boatswain's Mate First Class. I don't see any patches on the arms of any of these sailors, what unit was this?

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