Photo of Sgt. Jacob Philip Robinson in uniform receiving Bronze Star from Col. George Van Orden

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Title

Photo of Sgt. Jacob Philip Robinson in uniform receiving Bronze Star from Col. George Van Orden

Subject

WWII
World War II
Marine
U.S.M.C.
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Robinson, Sgt. Jacob Philip; Article on back of photo; "A veteran of three Pacific campaigns--Guadacanal, Tarawa and Saipan--Marine Platoon Sgt. Jacob Philip Robinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Robinson, 2080 North Monroe street, receives the Bronze Star Medal for bravery in action from Col. George Van Orden, commander of the marine base at Klamath Falls, Oreg., Sergeant Robinson was cited 'for extraordinary courage and coolness under fire' by Admiral Chester Nimitz. He spent 23 months in the Pacific before being returned to this country for treatment of a tropical ailment. Sergeant Robinson was wounded in the Saipan battle."

Creator

U. S. Marine Corps. official photo

Source

Klamath Falls, Oreg.

Publisher

Decatur Public LIbrary, Decatur, IL.

Date

3/31/1945

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF604

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10"

Citation

U. S. Marine Corps. official photo, “Photo of Sgt. Jacob Philip Robinson in uniform receiving Bronze Star from Col. George Van Orden,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed February 29, 2024, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/1033.