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Ceremonies aboard French carrier La Fayette at Toulon, France, 11 Sep 1951, photo 1 of 2

Caption   Ceremonies aboard French carrier La Fayette at Toulon, France, 11 Sep 1951, photo 1 of 2 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
Identification Code   NH 81902
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 6 May 2012

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1. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
4 Mar 2012 07:30:44 AM

Identification of the officers courtesy of NavSource.org (http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/27.htm): "Vice Admiral Nomy (at microphone), Chief of French Naval General Staff. In Whites, behind VAdm. Nomy (right to left): Captain Rieu; Vice Admiral Pothnau, Commander, French Fleet; Vice Admiral Jozan, Commander, Carriers; and Vice Admiral Sala, Prefet Maritime, Toulon. Officers in Blues are: Captain H.H. Smith-Hutton, USN, Naval Attache; Rear Admiral Peries, French Navy, Deputy Chief of Staff for Air; Captain Kaufmann, USN; Commander Sannoner and two aides."
2. Peer Hansen says:
23 Aug 2013 11:35:14 PM

very useful

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WW2-Era Place Name Toulon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Lat/Long 43.1194, 5.9164
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