Naval History and Heritage Command

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Papers of Rear Admiral Alan B. Banister,

Finding aid (Word)

Scope and Content Note

The main body of the collection consists of War Patrol Reports numbers 7 and 8 from USS Sawfish during 1944. There are also several photographs of the submarine taken in February 1944. The rest of the collection contains Admiral Banister's Navy Cross Citation, a letter pertaining to the Citation, and a letter concerning an earlier War Patrol.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Rear Admiral Alan B. Banister, USN, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.

Subject Headings (LCSH)

United States. Navy--History--Sources.
United States. Navy--Submarine forces.
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.
Sawfish (Ship).


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Published: Thu Apr 27 13:41:34 EDT 2017