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NH 88067 Navy Department, Washington, D.C.

Navy Department, Washington, D.C.
Title: Navy Department, Washington, D.C.
Caption: Lieutenant General Thomas Holcomb, Commandant Marine Corps; Frank Knox, Secretary of Navy, who has just presented Navy Cross to Second Lieutenant Jesse D. Rollow, Jr., U.S. Marine Corps; and Major General Ralph Mitchell, Director of Marine Corps Aviation, in the Secretary's office, 28 December 1942. Navy Cross was awarded for extraordinary heroism during the Battle of Midway, 4 and 5 June 1942. A copy of the citation presented to Rollow for the Navy Cross is filed with the image.
Description: Courtesy of J.D. Rollow.
Catalog #: NH 88067
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Original Date: Mon, Dec 28, 1942
After this Year: 1940
Before this Year: 1949
Original Medium: BW Photo
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