SOUTH PACIFIC PHILIPPINES ABOARD THE USS SANGAMON, 1943
Seller ID: 0001755
On offer is a sensational group of World War II relics including original manuscript diaries , maps, photographs and related ephemera handwritten and compiled by Lieutenant Commander Robert [Manning] Carr, a senior medical officer on the USS Sangamon from September 1943 until November 10, 1944. [Casual research finds Carr was a native of Junction City, Kansas and a graduate of Northwestern University in Chicago.] The Sangamon was an escort carrier (providing fuel and planes for support of the fleet and men on the ground). The ship took part in many battles including Marshall Islands, Guam, ... View More...