Photo of Lt. W. W. Sellers in uniform standing in front of a tree

AF631-WWII_SELLERS, W W, 10-17-1945.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of Lt. W. W. Sellers in uniform standing in front of a tree

Subject

WWII
World War II
Navy
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Seller, Lt. W. W.; Article on back of photo; "Lt. W. W. Sellers, whose wife, the former Doris Gandy, son and mother live at 1499 West forest avenue, has served as assistant gunnery officer on the U.S.S. Breese, a mine-layer, in the Pacific area since September, 1944. Lieutenant Sellers has participated in invasions of Leyte, Lingayen gulf, Iwo Jima and Okinawa, each time arriving with the first units of the fleet. many times the ship was under enemy fire from planes and shore batteries. For 145 days at Okinawa the ship was in combat. Lieutenant Sellers was formerly chief chemist at the Caterpillar Military Engine Co., plant. He is a graduate of Bradley college and the University of Illinois."

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Decatur, IL.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

10/17/1945

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF631

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

6 x 8"

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photo of Lt. W. W. Sellers in uniform standing in front of a tree,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed October 4, 2022, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/1091.