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Harrowing Stories From Iwo Jima: One Man’s Life Onboard A Landing Ship Tank In 1945

80-G-41788: Life onboard USS Cuttlefish (SS 171). Crew quarters are compact, but comfortable. Here during off duty hours, seaman read, shine shoes, or just sit and talk. Photographed June 8, 1943. U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/05/10).

5000 calories, or 12 steaks per day, 25 pounds of average weight loss, and only one change of clothes per offshore leg! Check out the extreme conditions of life onboard!