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S-079 Captain Frank K.B. Wheeler Collection

S-079 Captain Frank K.B. Wheeler Collection
Caption: Collection photo number S-079-C.01: A bridge scene on board USS Kearny (DD-432) in the cold North Atlantic, 1944.
Description: Ten copy prints and negatives related to USS Kearny (DD-432) in 1944-45. Photos taken on board the ship during the invasion of southern France, near Anzio, Algeria, Japan, and in the Atlantic Ocean. Five page typed history of the ship during World War II. Scenes shown include inspection on deck, refueling at sea, loading a torpedo, firing guns, depth charge firing and exploding, and several bridge scenes. These prints and negatives are copies, the originals were returned to the donor.
Accession #: S-File
Catalog #: S-079
Tags: NHHC_Tags:conflicts-and-wars/world-war-ii-wwiiNHHC_Tags:warfare/ordnance-and-weapons
Donor: Captain Frank K.B. Wheeler
Copyright Owner: Images in this collection are copies. The Naval History and Heritage Command does not hold copyright for this imagery, and researchers should use at their own discretion.
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Topic
  • Boats-Ships--Destroyer
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  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
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