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This is a pictorial review of the overseas activities of the men who helped deliver the goods for the Navy. This may be interpreted as the story of your own Bill or Joe or Eddie, for within these covers we have endeavored to display the living story, in pictures, of individual personalities.

How better could a Seabee Battalion be defined than ". . . a sizeable group of individuals, each of whom possesses a knowledge of some specific trade or profession, is able to think for himself, to perform his duties under pressure, working together as a highly synchronized unit and willing to fight together if need be to preserve the freedom and personal right for which our great country stands."

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United States Navy, World War 1939-1945, 19th Construction Battalion (Special), Regimental Histories, 30th Construction Battalion, Pacific Ocean


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The boom-dozer: 30th Special Naval Construction Battalion



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