Today’s Document from the National Archives

Document for November 13th:
"Five Sullivan Brothers - They Did Their Part"


"Five Sullivan Brothers - They Did Their Part" 1941 - 1945 , (National Archives Identifier: 514265); Series: World War II Posters, 1942 - 1945; Records of the Office of Government Reports, 1932 - 1947; Record Group 44; National Archives.

The five Sullivan brothers (Albert, Francis, George, Joseph, and Madison) served together as shipmates aboard the cruiser USS Juneau after requesting special permission from the Secretary of the Navy. The Juneau was sunk on November 13, 1942, off the island of Guadalcanal by Japanese submarine I-26.

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