[Photograph 2012.201.B0223.0741]

Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "One of the most decorated members of the 45th Infantry division during World War II- an adopted Thunderbird from Ohio- has returned to Oklahoma for a tour of duty. He is M/Sgt. Llewellyn Chilson, whose exploits with the 179th regiment of the 45th earned him the second largest collection of medals presented to an American soldier during that war. Lawton is the home of the regiment."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Comanche County - Lawton
Creation Date: June 24, 1964
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 29
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: June 24, 1964
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Comanche County - Lawton
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
June 24, 1964
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "One of the most decorated members of the 45th Infantry division during World War II- an adopted Thunderbird from Ohio- has returned to Oklahoma for a tour of duty. He is M/Sgt. Llewellyn Chilson, whose exploits with the 179th regiment of the 45th earned him the second largest collection of medals presented to an American soldier during that war. Lawton is the home of the regiment."

Note:

PublishDate: O-07-20-58

Note:

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Chilson Llewellyn M (T Sgt) | Malvern, Pa. | 45Th Div | Daily Oklahoman photographs
Source: Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 07-20-58
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0223.0741
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc198251
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image