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Marines and sailors take over New York Veterans Day weekend

Marines and sailors man the rails aboard the USS New York as it sails on the Hudson River Nov. 8, 2013. The ship visited New York City and opened itself up to the public Nov. 8-12, allowing people to tour the ship, which is made with approximately six tons of steel from the World Trade Center.



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This work, Marines and sailors take over New York Veterans Day weekend [Image 5 of 6], by LCpl Scott Whiting, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.08.2013

Date Posted:11.20.2013 13:36

Photo ID:1056882

VIRIN:131108-M-FD819-809

Resolution:5760x3840

Size:1.9 MB

Location:NEW YORK, NY, USGlobe

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