Staff Person: Dale Sauter
Today’s staff pick features two of the many World War II era British war propaganda posters that are held in the Robert Lee Ghormley Papers. Vice Admiral Robert Lee Ghormley, a member of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1906, served as Director of the War Plans Division in the Office of Chief of Naval Operations from 1939-1940. His World War II career also included service as President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Special Naval Observer in Europe (August 1940-April 1942), Commander, South Pacific Area & South Pacific Force (April-October 1942), Commander of the Fourteenth Naval District & the Hawaiian Sea Frontier (1943-1944) and Commander of United States Naval Forces in Europe (1944-1945).
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