CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS OF THE UNITED STATES BATTLESHIP MAINE
(Photograph by E. H. Hart)
in the navy, such as gunners etc., are known as petty officers.
They correspond to no-commissioned officers in the army. Many
a domestic circle was broken up by the sacrifice of life aboard
the Maine, but many thousands of fellow-citizens are ready
to sacrifice their life's blood to revenge the loss. ."
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