Heroes of WWII honored at Harvard commencement, including Eisenhower and Nimitz
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Original data provided by Leslie Jones or the Boston Public Library on the negative or negative sleeve: Military men at college graduation - Harvard? Eisenhower?. Corrected title based on Flickr user comment and verified by library staff. Date supplied by cataloger. At Harvard University's 295th commencement ceremony held on June 6, 1946, honorary Doctor of Laws degrees were conferred to 13 recipients, including four to top-ranking U.S. military commanders--General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, General Henry H. Arnold, and General Alexander Vandergrift. (Nashua Telegraph, 6 June 1946)
|Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967|
|Boston Public Library|
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969
Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966
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