7.23.2004


ENLARGE THE PHOTO


Drawing A Bead
U.S. Navy photo, dated July 1943

A gunner aboard a PT boat provides a striking camera study as he draws a bead with his twin .50-caliber machine gun as he boat patrols the shipping lanes off the coast of New Guinea.

from the U.S. National Archives collection (Photo No. 80-G-5387)