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The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard California circa Jan 1946.

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On March 3 1915, the Naval Reserve was officially established. It was the vision of Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels and his assistant, future President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Explore the firsts, achievements and successes in this graphic showcasing 100 years of the U.S. Navy Reserve.

On March 3 1915, the Naval Reserve was officially established. It was the vision of Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels and his assistant, future President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Explore the firsts, achievements and successes in this graphic showcasing 100 years of the U.S. Navy Reserve.

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The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard California circa Jan 1946.

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Lt. Edward Heimberger (Eddie Albert) USNR - Prior to World War II & before his film career, Albert secretly worked for U.S. Army intelligence, photographing German U-boats in Mexican harbors. Albert was awarded the Bronze Star with Combat "V" for his actions during the invasion of Tarawa in November 1943, when, as the pilot of a U.S. Coast Guard landing craft, he rescued 47 Marines who were stranded offshore & supervised the rescue of 30 others while under heavy enemy machine-gun fire.

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The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here, 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa Jan 1946.

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HMS Wellington (U65) - Wellington served primarily in the North Atlantic on convoy escort duties. She shared in the destruction of one enemy U-boat and was involved in Operation Cycle, the evacuation of Allied troops from Le Havre. During 1943 she was briefly commanded by Captain John Treasure Jones, at that time a lieutenant commander in the Royal Navy Reserve, who would later be the last captain of RMS Queen Mary.

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The benefits are serving part-time in the Navy Reserve are numerous: diverse career opportunities, unforgettable experiences and extra income are just a few. | #AmericasNavy #USNavy #Navy navy.com

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Humphrey Bogart enlisted in the U.S. Navy during WWI in the spring of 1918. He is recorded as a model sailor who spent most of his months int he Navy after the Armistice was signed, ferrying troops back from Europe.

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