Photo #: 80-G-K-3733 (Color)
USS Alaska (CB-1)
Gunner's Mate First Class Carrick N. Thomas passing a clip of four 40mm rounds through a hatch in a 40mm handling room. Photographed on 6 March 1945, during the Iwo Jima operation.
Note the green, red, and white color coding on the projectiles, the room's white paint, and the red battle lamp.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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1 March 2000