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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
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Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060

Papers Relating to the Sullivan Brothers,
1948, 1992

Scope and Content Note

This collection relates to the five Sullivan brothers who were lost in action following the Battle of Guadalcanal on 13 November 1942. The collection consists of newspaper clippings of the Waterloo, Iowa newspaper, applications to Gold Star Mothers, and a photocopy of commemorative stamps issued in their honor. Also included is a brief fact sheet outlining the events of the tragedy and a ship named in their memory.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers Relating to the Sullivan Brothers, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.


0.25 cubic feet

3 July 2003