Medals awarded to Captain Jack Maginnis

Medals awarded to Captain Jack Maginnis
Photograph of the Legion of Merit and the Purple Heart being awarded to Korean War veteran Captain Jack Maginnis by Vice Admirals Clark and Briscoe. A summary of Maginnis' military service is on verso.
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25cm x 20cm
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East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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Robert JP Maginnis Apr 18 2013

Jack Maginnis was my father's younger brother. I recall Jack visiting us in Oakland, CA where his mother was living, on his way back from being wounded in Korea. His final duty station was on the USS Salem, which concluded in 1958. I have all of his awarded medals.

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