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UA 480.04 RADM Leslie E. Gehres Collection

UA 480.04 Rear Admiral Leslie E. Gehres Collection
Title: UA 480.04 Rear Admiral Leslie E. Gehres Collection
Caption: Captain Leslie E. Gehres in the Aleutian Islands during World War Two.
Description: 44 photographs from the aviation career of Rear Admiral Leslie E. Gehres. The photographs range from the 1920s - 1940s. Photographs show the following: USS Tingey (DD 272); USS Gillis (DD 260); SS President Hoover; Panama Canal in 1924; USS Augusta (CA-31) & SS President Jackson in Panama Canal on 21 February 1932; SS City of Los Angeles; USS Omaha (CL-4); Photo of Medal of Valor related to sinking of USS Franklin (CV-13) from International Junior Benjamin Franklin Society (1945); PBY aircraft; Change of command in the Aleutians on 9 June 1943; Inspection of personnel at San Diego on 20 September 1947; Inspection of personnel at San Diego on 14 December 1946; Fleet Air Wing 4 in the Aleutians – January 1944; Parade ground and Change of Command ceremony at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - 15 March 1941  
Accession #: UA 480
Catalog #: UA 480.04
Donor: Rear Admiral Leslie E. Gehres via Mrs. Peter Girard
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Topic
  • Aviation
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
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