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Gallaher, Anton Renkl (USN)

Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
3x recivied
Navy Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Navy Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Navy Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
GALLAHER, Antone R., Comdr., USN, Washington, D. C.: As commanding officer of a submarine in Japanese waters he was aggressive and determined, boldly launching a series of brilliantly planned and executed attacks which resulted in the sinking of a number of Japanese vessels and the damaging of others. A superb seaman, cool and courageous in carrying the fight to the enemy at every opportunity, he inspired his gallant officers and men to heroic efforts in the successful fulfillment of a vital and hazardous mission.
Navy Cross

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