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title:

Captain Mullan Receiving Silver Star From Admiral Downes

image number:

P0039440

description:

Captain Mullan received the Silver Star for his heroics as executive officer of the U.S.S. Vincennes in action against Japanese forces off Savo Island on August 9, 1942.

This image appears in the September 1943 Indiana Alumni Magazine, page 9.

date taken:

1943 August 1

film code:

Eastman - Safety - Kodak 6 ?

photographer studio:

Photographic Services

donor image number:

6519

accession number:

2000/003

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Downes, John

personal name:

Mullan, William E. A.

location of individuals:

(l to r) Admiral John Downes, Captain William E. A. Mullan

corporate name:

Military Department

corporate name:

Navy, United States

corporate name:

Naval Training School

topic:

Military leadership

topic:

Sailors

topic:

Uniforms

topic:

World War II

topic:

Awards

topic:

Medals

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups

subseries:

Military

folder:

Naval School