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80-G-207864: Legion of Merit to Captain James M. Steele, USN

80-G-207864:   Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, presented the Legion of Merit to Captain James M. Steele, USN, on January 8, 1944 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in performance of outstanding service to the Government of the United States as Salvage Superintendent following the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December 7, 1941.  Photograph released January 8, 1944.  U.S. Navy Photograph
Caption: Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, presented the Legion of Merit to Captain James M. Steele, USN, on January 8, 1944 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in performance of outstanding service to the Government of the United States as Salvage Superintendent following the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, December 7, 1941. Photograph released January 8, 1944. U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. (2016/01/12).
Accession #: 80-G-207864
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