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Vice Admiral W. H. P. Blandy

Portrait of a three star admiral with a fleet in the far background
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by Charles Bittinger; 1946; Unframed Dimensions 20H X 16W
Accession #: 95-129-L
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A portrait of Vice Admiral W. H. P. Blandy, officer in charge of Operation Crossroads. The portrait was painted on his flagship, USS Mt. McKinley. On the horizon in the background are the ships of the target fleet, with the orange-painted Nevada in the middle.

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