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DeBenedetto, John J., - - 1944-1945 - - Submitted 2/1/12

My Dad, John J. DeBenedetto, served on the USS Estes in World War II in 1944 and 1945. He passed away on Jan 25, 2008 at the age of 88.

I have scanned many of the items from his scrapbook.

Thank you,
Tom DeBenedetto

 

Boot Camp - Sampson, NY

Classification

Draft Classification Cards

Military Field Mass

Field Services at Sampson

John DeBenedetto - Boot Camp Samson, NY

Graduation at Sampson, NY

John DeBenedetto - Boot Camp

John J. DeBenedetto

Commissioning
October 9, 1944

Commissioning Invitation

Invitation to Commissioning

Commissioning Photo

Commissioning Photo

List of Planes

Aircraft Descriptions

Map of Luzon

Map of Luzon, PI

Military Courtesy

Military Courtesy

Imperial Domain

Golden Dragon

Money Japanese - Front

Japanese Money - Front

Money Japanese - Back

Japanese Money - Back

Money Philippines - Front

Philippines Money - Front

Money Philippines - Back

Philippines Money - Back

John DeBenedetto and Buddies

John J, DeBenedetto & Friends

John DeBenedetto & Uncle Dutchin - San Fran

Uncle Dutchin & John DeBenedetto

John DeBenedetto with Buddies

John J, DeBenedetto & Friends

John DeBenedetto with Friend

John J, DeBenedetto & Friend

Life Aboard Ship

Division

Division Photo

Division

Division Photo

Prayer Service

Prayer Service

 

Crew

Division Photo

Crew

Division Photo

Ship Regulations

Shipboard Regulations

Ship Regulations

Shipboard Regulations

Softball Score

Softball Scores

 

Telephone Directory

Telephone Directory

Telephone Directory

Thanksgiving 1944

Thanksgiving Invitation 1944

Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving Invitation 1944

Thanksgiving Menu

Ship's Party

Ship Party

Ship Party

Ship Party

Ship Party

Ship Party

Ship Party

Ship Party

Ship Party

Ship Party

Ship Party

Ship Party

 

Thanksgiving Services

Religious Services

Thanksgiving Services

Religious Services

Panay, PI
September 2, 1945

Panay

Surrender of Japanese Soldiers

Panay

Surrender of Japanese Soldiers

Panay

Surrender of Japanese Soldiers

Sunken Ship

Sunken Ship

Soldiers

 

Soldiers

Panay

Sampan

Panay

Sunken Ship

Panay

Sunken Ship

Panay

Pier

Panay

Sunken Ship

Panay

Sunken Ship

Manila Bay, PI
September 29, 1945

Observatory

Manila Observatory Ruins

 

Church

Unknown Church
Manila, PI

Central Hotel

Central Hotel

San Sebastion Church

San Sebastian Church
Manila, PI

Cannon

Cannon

Building

Unknown Building

Building

Unknown Building

Building

Unknown Building

Building

Unknown Building

First Anniversary
October 9, 1945

First Anniversary

First Anniversary

First Anniversary History

First Anniversary

First Anniversary History

Estes Itinerary 1st Year

First Year Itinerary

Navy Day

Navy Day - 1945

 

Thanksgiving 1945

Thanksgiving 1945

Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving 1945

Thanksgiving Menu

November 27, 1945
Shanghai, China

HMS Nov 27 45

HMS Belfast

HMS

HMS Belfast

HMS Nov 27, 45

HMS

HMS

HMS

HMS

USS St. Paul - CA-73

HMS

HMS

HMS

HMS

Shanghai

Garden Bridge, Shanghai

Chinese Junks

Chinese Junk

Post Office

Chinese Post Office

Street

Nanking Road, Shanghai

Street

Nanking Road, Shanghai

Street

Nanking Road, Shanghai

Customs Building

Customs House & M&S Bank Building, Shanghai

Embankment Building

Embankment Building, Shanghai

Grosvenor House

Grosvenor House, Shanghai

Class

Lung Wha

Lung Wha Pagoda, Shanghai

Ric Sha

The Foochow Road, Shanghai

Nuking Road

Nanking Road, Shanghai

Nuking Road

Nanking Road, Shanghai

Park Hotel

Park Hotel, Shanghai

Philippines

Racetrack

The Race Course, Shanghai

River

USS Genscott

USS General Scott AP-136

Chinese Junk

Chinese Junk

Night Shanghai

Shanghai at Night

 

Death of President Roosevelt

Roosevelt Dies

News of Roosevelt's Death

Roosevelt Memorial

Roosevelt Memorial Service

Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Honorable Discharge

Honorable Discharge

1945 Navy Ship

Men on Pier

 


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