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80-G-457603 Ensign Bruce A. Van Voorhis, USN

Photo #: 80-G-457603  Ensign Bruce A. Van Voorhis, USN
Title: Ensign Bruce A. Van Voorhis, USN
Description: Photographed circa the late 1920s or early 1930s. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity while serving as Squadron Commander of Bombing Squadron One Hundred Two (VB-102) and as Plane Commander of a PB4Y-1 Patrol Bomber operating against the Japanese held Greenwich Island during the Solomon Islands campaign, 6 July 1943. During this action, Van Voorhis was a Lieutenant Commander. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-457603
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