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Catalog Number 12.13.219
Object Name Card
Scope & Content Operation Crossroads participation card from the U.S.S. Shangri-La.
The card reads: Joint Task Force One Atomic Bomb Test ------- has participated in OPERATION CROSSROADS ordered by the Joint Chiefs of Staff to test the effect of the Atomic Bomb on naval vessels and conducted at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. U.S.S. Shangri-La (Unit or Ship), Signed by Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy, Commander Joint Task Force ONE
2.5 x 3.75"
Catalog type Archive
Creator U.S. Navy
Title Joint Task Force One Atomic Bomb Test Card
Admin/Biographical History Thomas Anthony Territo served on the U.S.S. Shangri-La, CV-38, starting in 1946. This collection was given to the museum by his daughter, Julienne T. Stewart.
Collection Stewart
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact