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NH 98472 USS Reno (CL-96)

Photo #: NH 98472  USS Reno (CL-96)
Title: USS Reno (CL-96)
Description: Letter of appreciation exhibited on board the ship. It was sent by the Commanding Officer of USS Princeton (CVL-23) in recognition of fire fighting assistance and survivor care rendered by Reno on 24 October 1944, when Princeton was fatally damaged by Japanese air attack. This letter was displayed with plaque. See Photo # NH 98471-A for a view of the two items together. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval History and Heritage Command.
Catalog #: NH 98472
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