Title: Harold F. Bingham Photo Collection
Description: Collection of approximately 150 images related to naval service of Harold F. Bingham aboard USS Laning (APD-55) during WWII. The photographs trace the Pacific Ocean operations of USS Laning, departing Norfolk in May of 1945, arriving in San Francisco in July, and departing again in August for the Far East. The full date range of the photographs is 1944-1945.
Donor: Barbara Showalter (on behalf of the Bingham family)
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
Format: Black & white photograph
Subject matter of the collection consists of fellow sailors aboard USS Laning at the various locations she visited; ship’s guns & radar equipment; sailors with Japanese flag; exterior ship views; views of the San Francisco Bridge; ships off the coast of Korea and Eniwetok; scenes of sailors at Hawaii, China, and Eniwetok (at the beach and visiting local sites); villagers in China and Korea (including many children); and views of ships involved with the Korean Invasion at Jinsen, September 8, 1945.
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