U.S. Brig Somers, New York Jan 11, 1843
My dear Sir,
In taking up my pen to reply to
your valuable and most welcome letter of the 3 instant I have
little hope of expressing to you a tithe of the gratification which
I have derived myself, and a...
Forrestal, James, 1892-1949; Hewitt, H. Kent (Henry Kent), 1887-1972; Lemonnier, amiral (André Georges), 1896-; Patch, Alexander McCarrell, 1889-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France, Southern;
Getting a first-hand experience of the workings of an invasion, Secretary of Navy James Forrestal accompanies the Allied force which landed in Southern France on August 15, 1944. In this photograph the Secretary listens as VADM H. Kent Hewitt,...