Nimitz Receiving Distinguished Service Medal
Admiral Chester W. Nimitz CINCPAC flew from Hawaii to San Francisco to receive from Admiral E.J. King COMINCH the Distinguished Service Medal on 30 June 1942. Here on the quarterdeck of USS PENNSYLVANIA (BB-38) beneath gun turret #4, where Admiral King made the presentation and Admiral Nimitz makes a short speech of acceptance.
Courtesy of Fleet Admiral Nimitz
Naval History and Heritage Command