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Marines change command
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated May 23, 1957 reads "Lt. Col. Richard J. Gentry, right, of Sepulveda, has been named new commanding officer of Valley's only Marine Corps reserve unit. With him is Lt. Col. John V. Alden, who turned over unit 12-21 leadership because of new teaching assignment in San Luis Obispo. Both men served in Fifth Amphibious Corps during World War II."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
United States.--Marine Corps Reserves--Officers
Veterans--United States
Armed Forces--Officers
Military uniforms
Flags--United States
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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