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80-G-30116 Major General George S. Patton, Jr., U.S. Army Rear Admiral H. Kent Hewitt, USN

Photo #: 80-G-30116  Major General George S. Patton, Jr., U.S. Army Rear Admiral H. Kent Hewitt, USN
Title: Major General George S. Patton, Jr., U.S. Army Rear Admiral H. Kent Hewitt, USN
Description: Photo #: 80-G-30116 Major General George S. Patton, Jr., U.S. Army, Commanding General, Western Task Force, U.S. Army (left); and , Commander Western Naval Task Force, (center) Share a light moment on board USS Augusta (CA-31), off Morocco during the Operation Torch landings. Though the original photo is dated 4 December 1942, it was probably taken shortly before MGen. Patton went ashore on 8 or 9 November 1942. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-30116
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