Fourth of July, Santa Monica, 1952
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Gaze. Date: 1952-07-04. Reporter: Gaze. Assignement: 4th July--Santa Monica. #23-29: Navy landing craft comes ashore in Fourth of July exercises at Santa Monica. LCM No. 268 in the foreground has just landed and No. 175 has just taken off back through surf. In addition to these landing craft, visitors streamed aboard the heavy cruiser USS Toledo and the destroyer escort USS Whitehurst."