Here are more pictures of Desi Arnaz in uniform during World War II.
This picture is extremely rare!
The day he got his American citizenship was the proudest day in his life. Lucille said in her biography that once they were asked what they would take with them if a fire were to break out in their Chatsworth home. She was thinking of the jewelry, furs, dogs, cats and all other animals, but he answered without hesitation "my American citizenship papers!"