A Taste of Home

Adm. William F. Halsey, Jr., third from the left, eats Thanksgiving dinner with the enlisted crew of the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62), Nov. 30. 1944. Photo in the collection of the US Naval History and Heritage Command.

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1944
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While the mass-produced fare of a ship's galley is not likely to rival "what mom used to make," celebrating holidays is good for morale, and a much needed break from the rigors of wartime.