War Heroes

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Record 916/959
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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Collection Getchel
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of War Heroes, September 1, 1943.
Year Range from 1943
Event World War II
Film Size 4" x 5"
Year range to 1943
Medium Photographic Paper
Neg # 11648
Notes Image of two heroes of the Battle of Guadalcanal during the 3rd War Loan Bond Drive. At center is Petty Officer Shelby Dupree Pitts (US Navy Public Relations Officer); left Sergeant Edward F. Long; and right Private Claire Hume, both of the 1st Marine Corps Division. Hume alone was credited with killing sixty-five Japanese soldiers.
Object ID P2005.24.259
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Long, Edward F.
Pitts, Shelby
Hume, Claire
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 8" x 10"
Subjects World War II
Parades & processions
War bonds & funds
United States Marine Corps
United States Navy
Title War Heroes
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