Hawaii War Records Depository HWRD 1320


Hawaii War Records Depository HWRD 1320

Reference Number






From back of print: Colors of the Businessmen's Military Training Corps (BMTC) pass the reviewing stand at ceremonies held in the Honolulu Stadium, Oahu, Hawaii, 4 July 1945, honoring the Organized Defense Volunteer forces of the Territory who were released from military control at that time. On the ground, left to right, are: Lieutenant John L. Kelton, Military Police traffic officer; Major Joseph L. Madigan, Assistant Provost Marshal, Central Pacific Base Command; Mrs. Marjorie S. Breffeilh, Field Director, Women's Army Volunteer Corps; Lieutenant Colonel Cecil J. Murphy, commanding officer, Hawaiian Air Depot Volunteer Infantry; Colonel Willard L. Doering, commanding officer, BMTC; Colonel Richard Penhallow, commanding officer, 2nd Oahu Volunteer Infantry; Colonel Richard C. Tongg, commanding officer, Hawaii Defense Volunteers; Major Allerton Miller, aide-de-camp to General Richardson; Lieutenant General Robert C. Richardson, commander of Army Forces in the Middle Pacific; Brigadier General Wayne C. Smith, chief of staff, Central Pacific Base Command; Lieutenant Colonel Alvin H. Moore, Provost Marshal, Central Pacific Base Command. In front row of group on the reviewing stand, left to right: Brigadier General Kenneth P. McNaughton, Administrative officer, Army Air Forces, Pacific Ocean Areas; Lieutenant General Roy S.M. Geiger, commanding general, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific; Honorable Gerald R. Corbett, acting Governor of the Territory; Vice Admiral David W. Bagley, commandant, 14th Naval District; Lieutenant General Holland M. Smith, commanding general, U.S. Marine Corps Combat Training Center; Honorable Stanton Briffs, commissioner, American National Red Cross in the Pacific Ocean Areas; Dr. Gregg M. Sinclair, president, University of Hawaii; and Honorable E.E. Black, Territorial director, Office of Civilian Defense.

Extent (Pages, Duration, Dimensions)

25.5 x 21 cm

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Hawaii War Records Depository, Archives & Manuscripts Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa Library


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