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220518-N-OH262-0303.JPG Photo By: Bill Mesta

WASHINGTON - 220518-N-OH262-0303 WASHINGTON D.C. (May 18, 2022)--A World War II era Merchant Mariner displays his Congressional Gold Medal during a ceremony held at the U.S. Capital held to honor Merchant Mariners of WWII, May 18. During WWII Merchant Mariners put their lives on the line for their country, braving German and Japanese submarines, in their Liberty Ships, as they delivered critical supplies for service members serving in the European and Pacific theaters. (U.S. Navy photo by Bill Mesta/released)


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