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Smith, Allen Edward


Photograph of Admiral Allen E. Smith
National Archives #80-G-424769
Cropped by author

"Hoke" Smith commanded a diversionary bombardment group at Marcus Island prior to the Leyte campaign and a bombardment group in the Okinawa campaign.

Service record

1942-3-20
Captain
Commander, BB South Dakota
1942-9

Staff, Pacific Fleet
1944-8-12
Rear admiral    
Acting commander, 17 Naval District, Kodiak
1944-9

Commander, Cruiser Division 5
1951-7-26     

Commander, 13 Naval District, Bremerton
1950

Commander, United Nations Blockading and Escort Force, Korea


References

Morison (1958)
Naval Historical Center (accessed 2009-7-17)
Pettibone (2006)
Tuohy (2007)


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