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A PIER can be
A PIER also
can be seen here
liberty at Mogmog Island. Enlisted men lounge about a tiny island with
Junior Officers and Senior Officers had separate "beer
gardens" for their use.
Nurses, usually the only non-native women allowed
on the island (sometimes female entertainers
also came to Mogmog), were taken
directly from their launches to the officers' drinking areas.
Officers on Mogmog
Island. Pilots on liberty at the bar.
the beer ration to crewmen of the U.S.S. West Virginia (BB-48)
enlisted men's liberty party, at Mogmog, Ulithi, March 1945. (NH 89353)
including the thousands of cans of beers consumed each day,
was taken to the
leeward side of Mogmog and pushed into big heaps by the sanitation
Mr. John M. Key, U.S.S. Admiral R. E. Coontz. (NWDNS-80-G-408126
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