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A huge honor for a Maryland man: The first African-American Marine pilot and the first general officer, Lt. General Frank E. Petersen, now has a ship bearing his name.

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MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 18049) Officer of the Royal Marines inspecting rifles on board a British Battleship,WW I

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Details of the uniform of a private of the Colonial Compagnies Franches de la Marine at the beginning of the Seven Years' War – Copyright: Michel Pétard

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SIDELIGHTS ON THE BRITISH SUBMARINE SERVICE: MEN AND SHIPS OF THE BRITISH SUBMARINE SERVICE, ALGIERS, 7 TO 10 FEBRUARY 1943. Officers of HM SUBMARINE URSULA stand in front of the conning tower, which has been draped with the Jolly Roger. Left to right, they are: Sub-Lieutenant W Burley, RNVR; Lieutenant A R Profit, DSC, RN; and Lieutenant A R Marshal, RN. Lt Profit is holding their pet dog 'Peter'.

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