Photo #: USMC 530604
Pharmacist's Mate Edward Bykowski, USN
Receives a visit from Lieutenant Joshua L. Goldberg, USNR, Jewish Chaplain for the Third Naval District, on 10 February 1943. Bykowski is telling Lt. Goldberg of his rescue after he had been blown overboard from USS Vincennes (CA-44) when she was sunk on 9 August 1942, during the Battle of Savo Island. Both of his legs were broken.
Looking on is Lieutenant Commander Ferold D. Lovejoy, USNR (Medical Corps).
U.S. Marine Corps Photograph.
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17 October 2001