8 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

From a piece of paper attached to the image: "Rear Admiral Carleton H. Wright, USN (left) Commandant of the Twelfth Naval District, is shown congratualting Rear Admiral Mahlon S. Tisdale, USN, Commandant Navy Yard, Mare Island following presentation of a Gold Star in lieu of a second Legion of Merit medal to Admiral Tisdale for 'exceptionally meritorious' services as Commander Destroyers, and Commander Cruisers, Pacific Fleet, during 1943. The presentation was made at Mare Island." Image depicts Wright and Tisdale shaking hands, Wright glancing at a box in Tisdale's other hand. From the Oakland Tribune Collection

Used: Oakland Tribune

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