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Sherman Howard | USS Volans (AKS-9) - Navy

5:05   |   Sherman Howard tried to enlist in the Marines, but he was too small, they said, so he went to the Navy in 1943. They had him on US coast patrol in a PBY and then put him to work as a mess cook but he wanted to go to sea. He shipped out for the Pacific in a retrofitted supply ship.

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  • Sherman Howard's photographs from WWII  |  WWII  |  Navy  |  3 Photos

    Sherman Howard's photographs from his Pacific tour on the USS Volans.

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