Snoozing in class

Original Press Photo, dated December 6, 1941, the day before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Shows a class of Bluejackets as they train to become part of a water-cooled M2 .50-caliber Browning AAA gun crew.

For some in the very near future, they will have wished they paid better attention– and that they had a better anti-aircraft weapon than Lewis guns and 50-cals.

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