USS Omaha Crew on the Odenwald

Photograph of the <em>USS Omaha</em> crew on the captured Nazi ship, <em>Odenwald</em>.  The <em>Odenwald</em> was flying the US flag and had identified itself as the <em>Willmoto</em> out of Philadelphia. The crew attempted to scuttle the ship when the Omaha approached. The Omaha crew saved the ship and found the Nazi flag and <em>Odenwald</em> life preserver on board. Crew members pictured here signed their names on photograph. Abner Alton served on the Omaha before and during World War II., This is a digital image, the original was returned to the donor after scanning.
Abstract/Description: Photograph of the USS Omaha crew on the captured Nazi ship, Odenwald. The Odenwald was flying the US flag and had identified itself as the Willmoto out of Philadelphia. The crew attempted to scuttle the ship when the Omaha approached. The Omaha crew saved the ship and found the Nazi flag and Odenwald life preserver on board. Crew members pictured here signed their names on photograph. Abner Alton served on the Omaha before and during World War II.
Subject(s): MILITARY SERVICE - In General
Atlantic Ocean