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Portrait of George Mendonsa in Navy uniform [9/10/1945]
War: World War, 1939-1945
Branch: Navy
Unit: USS The Sullivans (DD 537)
Service Location: Pacific Theater
Rank: Quartermaster First Class
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Interview (Audio)
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»Photo Album  (12 photos)
»George Mendonsa's "proof book", containing biographical and other information supporting his claim to be the "kissing sailor"
 Personal Correspondence
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»Bound diary containing a chronology of Mendonsa's service history
 Other Materials
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 Personal Correspondence (4 items)
Letter to the Managing Editor of Life Magazine [1/5/2000] Letter from William F. Mason, Postmaster for Providence, RI, to George Mendonsa [3/27/1996] Letter from George Mendonsa to the Postmaster General of the United States [2/10/1996]
Letter from George Mendonsa to Sarah Rouse [2/5/2008]  
 Other Materials (2 items)
Color copy of a commemorative stamp postcard [9/2/1995] Color copy of a newspaper photo of postmaster presenting Mendonsa with a folder of commemorative stamps 

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