A group of local men, women, and children greet crew of PT-305 at pier on Elba Island, Italy, 1944
Gift of Mitch Cirlot
Photograph. A group of local men, women, and children greet United States sailors at pier; view from boat (probably PT-305). Personal caption on photo reverse: "Welcome at Elba." Elba Island, Italy. 1944
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Items from the U.S. Naval service of Joe Cirlot who served aboard PT-305 in the Mediterranean Theater. Joseph Cirlot served as a motor machinist mate on PT-305. He was a member of the comissioning crew that accepted the boat from Higgins Industries on December 8, 1943. Joeseph served on PT-305 for numerous patrols, the invasion of Southern France and the invasion of Elba.This collection includes personal items from his time in France, including the ensign and comissioning pennant from PT-305. [accept all material - returning nothing to donor per Tom C's request.] 1 holinger box and 1 framed item.
Elba, Isola d'
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Arrivals & departures--American--Italy
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