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Dwight D. Eisenhower
President of the United States

Typed letter signed, dated 31 July 1959, the White House. Responding to Secretary of the Navy William B. Franke's recommendation for naming three SSBNs (nuclear-powered fleet ballistic missile submarines).


Dwight D. Eisenhower letter, July 31, 1959


Envelope for Dwight D. Eisenhower's July 31, 1959 letter

Published: Tue Aug 07 10:33:20 EDT 2018