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Vice Admiral Theodore S. Wilkinson, USN, (1888-1946)
Group views from 1943-1945

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Photo #: NH 62661

Flag Raising Ceremony on Noumea, New Caledonia


Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN, attends the ceremony on 14 June 1943.
Present: left to right
Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN;
Unidentified Officer;
Admiral William P. Halsey, USN, Commander, Third Fleet; Captain Richard W. Bates, USN;
Rear Admiral John F. Shafroth, USN;
Rear Admiral Theodore S. Wilkinson, USN; and
An Unidentified Officer

Collection of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph

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Photo #: 80-G-386436

Admiral William F. Halsey, USN
(center)

Outside the wheel house on board USS Appalachian (AGC-1), in the Marshall Islands, 23 February 1944.
With him are Rear Admiral George H. Fort, USN, (left) and Rear Admiral Theodore S. Wilkinson, USN.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives

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Photo #: 80-G-46807

Vice Admiral Theodore S. Wilkinson, USN
,
Commander Amphibious Force, Third Fleet;
Vice Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid, USN,
Commander Seventh Fleet; and
Rear Admiral Daniel E. Barbey, USN,
Commander Amphibious Force, Seventh Fleet
(listed from left to right)

Attend a meeting of senior officers of the Third and Seventh Fleets, at Seventh Fleet Headquarters, to plan the invasion of Leyte.
The photograph was released for publication on 20 October 1944, the first day of the Leyte landings. Note, it was taken sometime earlier.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives

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Photo #: 80-G-46808

Planning the Leyte Invasion


US Navy and Marine Corps officers meet at Seventh Fleet Headquarters to plan the invasion of Leyte.

Officers are: left to right
Commodore Homer W. Graf, USN,
Chief of Staff, Seventh Fleet;
Rear Admiral Daniel E. Barbey, USN,
Commander, Seventh Amphibious Force;
Vice Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid, USN,
Commander, Seventh Fleet;
Vice Admiral Theodore S. Wilkinson, USN,
Commander, Third Amphibious Force;
Rear Admiral Forrest P. Sherman, USN,
Deputy Chief of Staff, Pacific Ocean area; and
Brigadier General William E. Riley, USMC,
War Plans Officer, Third Fleet

The photograph was released on 20 October 1944, the first day of the Leyte Invasion. It was taken sometime before that.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives

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Photo #: 80-G-272572

Liberation Ceremonies at Tacloban, Leyte


Rear Admiral Daniel E. Barbey, USN, and Vice Admiral Theodore S. Wilkinson, USN, are photographed in a "jeep" during the ceremonies on 22 October 1944. They commanded the amphibious forces during the Leyte Operation.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives

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Photo #: NH 62478

Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN


Visits the Acorn 35 Unit at Agana, Guam on 29 January 1945.
Personnel: left to right:
Major General Henry Larsen, USMC, (back to camera);
Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN;
Vice Admiral John H. Hoover, USN; (back to camera);
Rear Admiral Forrest Sherman, USN; and
and Vice Admiral Theodore S. Wilkinson, USN,
(talking to Admiral Sherman)

Collection of Fleet Admiral Chester. W. Nimitz, USN.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph

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Photo #: 80-G-347822

Vice Admiral Theodore S. Wilkinson, USN


Photographed on board USS Mount Olympus (AGC-8) in Japanese waters, 21 September 1945.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives

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Photo #: NH 104858

Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey, USN


Opens the Navy's exhibit of wartime scientific developments at Rockefeller Center. He is shown with Vice Admiral Theodore S. Wilkinson, USN, (center), who commanded Third Amphibious Force under Halsey, and Rear Admiral Harold G. Bowen, Director of the Navy Office of Research and Invention. They are inspecting a remote-controlled, jet-propelled missile which the Navy calls the "ROC".

Collection of Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey, USN, courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph

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