Henry Strauss receiving decoration, 1943

black-and-white photograph

PHOTOGRAPHS
1943
plastic
overall: 10 x 8 in.

8 x 10 inch black-and-white photograph of Henry Strauss receiving decoration from Commander Harrison, 1943. Commander Harrison is pinning the decoration ribbon over the pocket flap of Henry Strauss's khaki uniform shirt. They are outdoors in a parade field. Hand written on back: "Comdr Harrison head of / Subchaser Training Center / + decoration" From Henry Strauss transcript in Sound Archives: " The decoration was given for his actions during the POLLUX disaster.


2004.81.57

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