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1942 WWII VJ-6 Photos – Incl. Arrival of Officers & Supervisory Board

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1942 WWII VJ-6 Photos – (2) From Traverse City Incl. Arrival of Officers & Supervisory Board

Presented are some items from the distinguished estate of U.S. Navy Commodore Oscar Smith, Jr.

Oscar Smith was a officer and graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy (1908) who rose to the rank commodore during WWII and in 1944 became the head of the Guided Missiles Committee convened to explore every possible guided-missile and drone project. He was also a recipient of the Legion of Merit medal.”

There are two photo displays in this lot. They are both dated to 1942-43 on the cardstock portion. Cardstock portion shows some aging (see photo). Each measures 8-3/4″ x 13-3/4″ with black and white photos (affixed) – photos themselves measure 7-3/4″ x 9-1/2″ .

NUMBER 201 DATE 23-OCT 1942 – TAKEN BY BROWN VJ-6 – LOCATION NAF Traverse City, Mich. SUBJECT LT. E.R. DARE UPON ARRIVAL.

NEGATIVE FILED AT VJ-6 HEADQUARTERS TRAINING TASK FORCE N.A.S. CLINTON, OKLA. DATE 12 JUL 1943.

NUMBER 267 – 16 NOV 1942 – TAKEN BY BURGESS VJ-6 – LOCATION NAF Traverse City, Mich. – SUBJECT Supervisory Board – (apologies if some of the names are spelled incorrectly as they are written in cursive and some were hard to decipher) Left to Right  Standing – Mark Wood, Don Korn, Murray West – Ray Powele – Seated Bill Rowley, Jimmy Smith, Bobby Jones, Fred Wallace – Bill Rowlin.

NEGATIVE FILED AT VJ-6 HEADQUARTERS TRAINING TASK FORCE N.A.S. CLINTON, OKLA. DATE 12 JUL 1943

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Weight1 lbs
Dimensions5 × 1 × 1 in
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