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U.S.S. Kenneth M. Willett

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2021-0007

Content Description

Papers and items possibly belonging to Shirley Phipps documenting his service aboard the U.S.S. Kenneth M. Willett.

Acquisition Type




Restrictions Apply



  • Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945
  • 1968
  • 1993


0.5 Cubic Feet


Includes a government issued copy of the New Testament Bible, a Navy badge, a copy of a program for the U.S.S. Kenneth M. Willett Commissioning Ceremonies, 3 photographs of unspecified battleships, a paper detailing the history of the U.S.S. Kenneth M. Willett, a copy of an excerpt from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, a more detailed copy of the ship's history, a copy of a letter to Shirley Phipps from President Harry Truman, a newspaper article about Shirley Phipps, a copy of a newsletter from the ship, copies of the notices of surrender from the German and Japanese military forces.