Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Jeep Nimitz Day Parade

Jeep Nimitz Day Parade by lee.ekstrom
Jeep Nimitz Day Parade, a photo by lee.ekstrom on Flickr.
Nimitz Day Parade, New York City, 9 October 1945

Preceded by marchers and cars bearing Admiral Nimitz and his party, Marine Corps Medal of Honor winners (in Jeep 4x4s) ride up Broadway and Cedar Street.

Private First Class Jacklyn H. Lucas, awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism on Iwo Jima, was one of those who participated in this parade.

Collection of Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN. Photo #: NH 103871. Uploaded to Flickr by Lee Ekstrom.

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.