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United States (nation) -- California (state) -- San Francisco (county) -- San Francisco (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Places (Getty Thesaurus Of Geographic Names)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bernard J. St. John Oral History

 Item
Identifier: OHP 027
Scope and Contents Bernard “Ben” St. John served aboard Intrepid as an Avenger torpedo bomber pilot in VT-18 during World War II, from late 1944 until July 1945. St. John began his interview by discussing his hometown, Adams, Massachusetts, his years in high school, and some of his early jobs. He also recalled hearing about the war in Europe and later the attack on Pearl Harbor. St. John then discussed his decision to become a pilot, the different levels of pilot training, carrier quals, and his first landing on...

Jack Gabler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A2017.56
Overview The Jack Gabler papers contain a newspaper clipping, three envelopes, and two letters from Gabler's time aboard USS Growler. Jack Gabler served on board USS Growler as a sonarman third class (SO3) from June 1963 through April 1964, just after the submarine was decommissioned.

Oscar F. Axthelm Jr. Stamp Cover

 Item
Identifier: A2015.02
Scope and Contents The O.F. Axlthem[?] papers contains a stamp cover of the USS Intrepid, dated January 5, 1946. It is addressed from San Francisco. There is a small photo of Intrepid pasted on the front. Handwritten on back in pencil reads "O.F. "Bird // A+ // in // Biology today 8/1/46".

Wilburn F. Bonifay Letter

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Identifier: A2017.33
Scope and Contents Correspondence; Five pages. Letter is on United States Navy letterhead with a blue Navy insignia and "United States Navy" printed in blue on one side of each page.December 25, 1944. Addressed to "mom & all", signed "Your Son // Wilburn". In the letter, Bonifay talks about the November 25, 1944 kamikaze attacks on the Intrepid. He describes being afraid of being unable to hear an order to abandon ship because the loud speakers were damaged in the attack. He goes on to express the...