Extraordinary American

Cutler, Thomas J.
June 2008
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2008, Vol. 134 Issue 6, p92
Conference Proceeding
The article focuses on the life of John J. Schiff, who joined the U.S. Navy in March 1942. According to the author, as it was not in Schiff's character to tell others of his achievements, his contributions to the war effort are not completely known. He was present at the liberation of Paris, France, later served in occupied Germany, and left the Navy in January 1946. It is reported that Schiff provided vital support for the commissioning of the attack submarine USS Cincinnati.


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