WWII Navy Buddies and Lifelong Friends

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on Jan 04, 2004 12:00 AM
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Snapshot of WWII Navy buddies and devoted lifelong friends, STEPHEN EARL ROSS, SR. (1921-1980) and WALTER (OBIE) OBERMEIER. Snapshot taken in San Francisco, California; the auto was purchased with an empty cigarette can of coins. In 1940, Stephen and Obie went aboard Battleship USS MARYLAND BB-46. They served togther through World War II, both Pearl Harbor survivors. They boarded ship in Bremerton, Washington and served together at Pearl Harbor, Midway, Tarawa, Kwajalein, Saipan, Palau, Leyte and Okinawa. Each retired with 20 years of service.
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Age: 20
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