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80-G-20824 Captain Daniel J. Callaghan, USN

Photo #: 80-G-20824   Captain Daniel J. Callaghan, USN
Title: Captain Daniel J. Callaghan, USN
Description: Photographed on the bridge of USS San Francisco (CA-38), circa 1941-1942. As a Rear Admiral, with San Francisco as his flagship, he led U.S. Navy task force during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, 12-13 November 1942, and was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his extraordinary heroism in that action. Note Callaghan's cloth-covered binoculars, and the pelorus at left. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-20824
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