U.S.N. Armed Guard of World War II
The Armed Guard of World War II came into existence on April 15, 1941 as USN Naval Reserves began special gunnery training on September 25, 1941. Orders were given to train 200 officers and 1000 men.
In memory of all U.S. Merchant Mariners and U.S. Navy Armed Guard personnel who perished in W.W. II May their souls rest in peace.
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