Repairing the Odenwald

Photograph of the <em>USS Omaha</em> crew members possibly repairing the captured German ship, <em>Odenwald</em>. The crew of the <em>Odenwald</em> attempted to scuttle the ship, but the Omaha crew prevented the sinking of the vessel. Abner Lonnie Alton served on the <em>USS Omaha</em> before and during World War II, he is in the center of the photograph smiling at the camera., This is a digital image, the original was returned to the donor after scanning.
Abstract/Description: Photograph of the USS Omaha crew members possibly repairing the captured German ship, Odenwald. The crew of the Odenwald attempted to scuttle the ship, but the Omaha crew prevented the sinking of the vessel. Abner Lonnie Alton served on the USS Omaha before and during World War II, he is in the center of the photograph smiling at the camera.
Subject(s): MILITARY SERVICE - In General -- Alton, Abner Lonnie