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USS Hewitt

Testimonial 1947

Wall Unit Display 1
Life and Times

Wall Unit Display 2
Full Steam Ahead

 

 

80-G-30116

(National Archives)

NORTH AFRICAN INVASION, 1942.

ARMY COMMANDER MGEN. GEORGE S. PATTON, AND NAVY COMMANDER RADM. H. KENT HEWITT, ON BOARD SHIP DURING THE NORTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN. PHOTO DATED 4 DEC. 1942.

THIS VIEW WAS PROBABLY TAKEN ABOARD USS AUGUSTA (CA-31) ON 9 NOVEMBER 1942, AS GENERAL PATTON PREPARED TO GO ASHORE FOR THE FIRST TIME.

A GOOD JOKE APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN TOLD

For more information on General Patton see Fred Cerbo, Sr.

 

 

Admiral H. Kent Hewitt

Head of all Naval Forces in the
European Theater at the end of
World War II

 

Background image of Navy logo taken from:
http://www.bbqsuperstars.com/navy-tailgating/attachment/navylogo/