Lunch of captured German sailors from the submerged U-175 submarine of the Nazi Kriegsmarine aboard the US Coast Guard Ship Spencer (USCGC Spencer).
Supposedly, on the table (in a large saucepan) cabbage, corned beef, coffee, sugar and bread.
Near the mug on the right is a pack of American-made Camel non-filter cigarettes.
The official name of the photo is “CORNED BEEF BREAKS GERMAN ARROGANCE”.
From left to right (back row, facing the photographer): Engineer Chief Erwin Geimeir, Chief Mechanic Herbert Brunken, Senior Engineer Sailor Gustav Brückmann, Senior Engineer Sailor Walter Schroeder.
Photo date: April 17, 1943
Author photo: Jack January