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This black-and-white photo shows Ted Williams reenacting the oath-taking ceremony with Lt. Frank Donahue on May 23, 1942. Williams enlisted in the U.S. Navy in the hopes of becoming a flyer. During his training he proved to be a great flyer, and later became a flight instructor. The 7" x 9" image is crystal clear and exhibits only minor corner wear. The back bears two United Press stampings, a paper caption piece and a PSA/DNA label. Encapsulated as Type I by PSA/DNA.
1942 Ted Williams Swears Into Air Force Original News Service Photo - PSA Type I1942 Ted Williams Swears Into Air Force Original News Service Photo - PSA Type I
1942 Ted Williams Swears Into Air Force Original News Service Photo - PSA Type I
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Auction closed on: 5/30/2014