Vintage,antique Historical Wwii Badge,police Petty Officer U.s.s Baltimore 1 Div
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Vintage,antique Historical Wwii Badge,police Petty Officer U.s.s Baltimore 1 Div:
FOR sale OBSOLETE HISTORICAL WWII BADGE,POLICE PETTY OFFICER U.S.S BALTIMORE 1 DIV
BADGE OBSOLETE HISTORICAL.
POLICE P.O U.S.S BALTIMORE
BADGE SIZE W x H 1.1/2" x 2.1/4
BADGE CONDITION,NORMAL WEAR & TEARFOR THE AGE,PLEASE CHECK THE PICTURES FOR BETTER DETAILS BEFORE offerDING OR BUYING
U.S.S Baltimore Returning to the United States in July 1944, she embarked President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his party and steamed to Pearl Harbor. After meeting with Admiral Chester Nimitz and General Douglas MacArthur, the President was carried to Alaska where he departed Baltimore 9 August 1944.
Returning to the war zone in November 1944, she was assigned to the 3rd Fleet and participated in the attacks on Luzon (14–16 December 1944; and 6–7 January 1945); Formosa (3–4, 9, 15, and 21 January); the China coast (12 and 16 January); and Okinawa (22 January).
On 26 January she joined the 5th Fleet for her final operations of the war: Honshū Island attacks (16–17 February); Iwo Jima operation (19 February – 5 March); and the 5th Fleet raids in support of the Okinawa operation (18 March – 10 June). After the cessation of hostilities Baltimore served as a unit of the "Magic Carpet" fleet and then as a part of the naval occupation force in Japan (29 November 1945 – 17 February 1946). Departing the Far East 17 February 1946 she returned to the United States and went out of commission in reserve 8 July 1946 at Bremerton, Washington.
Baltimore was recommissioned 28 November 1951 and assigned to the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. She was deployed with the 6th Fleet in the Mediterranean during the summers of 1952, 1953, and 1954. In June 1953 she represented the United States Navy in the British Fleet Review at Spithead, England. On 5 January 1955 she was transferred to the Pacific Fleet and was deployed with the 7th Fleet in the Far East between February and August 1955. .