Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

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Squires, Vernon C. Papers

Dates: 1942-1949

Collection Number COLL/269

Finding Aid (PDF, 125KB)

Scope and Content Notes

These papers relate to the naval service of Lieutenant Vernon C. Squires, USNR who was on active duty in the reserves during World War II. These 1 feet of documents consists of biographical data, correspondence, orders, certificates, maps, and printed material. The collection includes approximately 80 letters to member of his family during his time in England, France, transiting to the Pacific aboard USS Iowa, the Japanese surrender, and in Tokyo Bay. Of particular note are letters regarding D-Day. 

Preferred Citation 

This collection should be cited as Papers of Vernon C. Squires, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.

 

Published: Thu Apr 29 10:44:49 EDT 2021