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UA 475.02 Leslie Gehres Girard Collection

UA 475.02 Leslie Gehres Girard Collection
Title: UA 475.02 Leslie Gehres Girard Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # UA 475.02.01 "Parachute jumpers before leaving for drop. (Kneeling L-R) Dominick; J. Dowdy; USMC Ebbley, D.A. (Standing L-R) Edison, K.; McEwen, T.H.; Vookwitch, F; Hanks, W.E.
Description: Collection contains over 100 photographs from the naval service of Rear Admiral Leslie E. Gehres. Photographs show: F4b-2 Boeing biplane; views of San Diego & Coronado, California from above; Grand Canyon; USS Saratoga (CV-3); Herbert Schiff Memorial Trophy for US Navy Aviation; Schiff Trophy presentation in 1930 at San Diego; Commissioning of USS Yorktown (CV-5); one photograph shows Congressman Lyndon Baines Johnson as a Naval reservist during the Second World War; photographs related to the Japanese attacks on USS Franklin (CV-13) and USS Santa Fe (CL-60) in 1945; USS Ranger (CV-4); USS San Jacinto (CVL-30); Airplanes: F2B; F4B; Curtiss OC2; Ford RR-3. Additional photographs show Cleveland Air Races during 1929.
Accession #: UA 475
Catalog #: UA 475.02
Tags: NHHC_Tags:conflicts-and-wars/world-war-ii-wwiiNHHC_Tags:phototags/aviationship_type/aircraft_carrierNHHC_Tags:epublishing_tags/pensacolaNHHC_Tags:epublishing_tags/san_diegojohnson_lyndon_baines
Donor: Leslie Gehres Girard
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Wars & Conflicts
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