Brooklyn Armed Guard Center 7

Pictures from the US Navy Armed Guard Center 1st Ave and 52nd Street Brooklyn, New York All pictures are Official US Navy Photographs Clarence F. Korker, Jr. was a photographer at the Armed Guard Center from 1943 until the end of 1945. Most of the pictures were taken by him, although they had others that took pictures and did the pressing and printing of the photos. Credit goes to Jody Moser of Rocky Mountain Custom Photographics of Cody, Wyoming for donating the photo paper to make these pictures for scanning. Quality of the pictures was degraded to some extent in the scanning. Clarence F. Korker 7 N. Mulberry Street Fellsmere, Florida 32948-5320 Phone (772) 571-0230 Cell Phone 772 913-4413 E-Mail: korkykorker@aol.com

Picture below is a picture taken on the Brooklyn Armed Guard Center Bridge 5 days before VJ Day 9 August 1945

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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center Drum and Bugle Corps in Victory Parade up Broadway in New York City 27 October 1945


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Picture below is Brooklyn Armed Guard Center personnel marching on Navy Day up Broadway in New York City 27 October 1945


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Picture below is Battleship USS Missouri entering Tokyo Harbor September 1945


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Picture below is Japanese Ship in Tokyo Bay, scuttled and camouflaged September 1945


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Picture below is of the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay for signing of the surrender to General Douglas MacArthur September 2, 1945


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Picture below is of the Detail Interview Office with Commander J M Young, Executive Officer, Brooklyn Armed Guard Center, 27 May 1945. Fifth from left, top row, is identified as RM3/C Franklin Frost


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Picture below is of two of the carpenters who built the new Photo Lab on the 3rd Deck, over looking the Mess Hall


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Picture below is of Clarence F Korker SP(P)3C at photo lab 21 December 1944 pressing his uniform


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Picture below is the work horse camera, a war time 4x5 inch Speed Graphic. This camera took thousands of pictures


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Picture below is Claude Knowlton cleaning up the sleeves from a shipment of flash bulbs - about 8 cases with 120 bulbs to the case, at the Photo Lab


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