Lest We Forget

Wertheim, Eric
December 2002
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2002, Vol. 128 Issue 12, p94
Conference Proceeding
Focuses on the Fletcher (DD-445)-class destroyer USS Van Valkenburgh (DD-656) that was commissioned on 2 August 1944. Operations performed by Van Valkenburgh at Iwo Jima in February 1945; Assistance provided by Van Valkenburgh to save LST-844; Final decommission of Van Valkenburgh on February 1954.


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