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What It's Like to Play Louis Armstrong's Trumpet, The Unsung Heroes of World War II, "Seeing" a Dead Person's Last Sight and More

What It's Like to Play Louis Armstrong's Trumpet, The Unsung Heroes of World War II, "Seeing" a Dead Person's Last Sight and More

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Smithsonian Weekender    MAY 2016

The Merchant Marine Were the Unsung Heroes of World War II

These daring seamen kept the Allied troops armed and fed while at the mercy of German U-boats

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Merchant Mariners aboard a training ship working in the boiler room. (Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress))

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