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USS VALLEY FORGE   (CV-45)
(later CVA-45, CVS-45 and LPH-8)


Memorabilia
Photo Packet, early 1950s

This was a joint project of the ship's photo lab and print shop. Official U.S. Navy photographs, taken circa 1950–1951.
Contributed by Robert M. Cieri.


NS-cv45-ppc5000

172 Kb

NS-cv45-ppc5001

139 Kb

Larger copy (382 Kb) submitted by Gary Schreffler.

NS-cv45-ppc5002

177 Kb

NS-cv45-ppc5003

196 Kb

Larger copy (486 Kb) submitted by Gary Schreffler.

NS-cv45-ppc5004

131 Kb

NS-cv45-ppc5005

165 Kb
Booklet, 1953

Printed aboard the Happy Valley on the occasion of Midshipmen Cruise Two to Halifax in 1953
Contributed by Robert M. Cieri.


NS-cv45-msc5301

137 Kb

NS-cv45-msc5302

51 Kb

NS-cv45-msc5303

149 Kb

NS-cv45-msc5304

59 Kb
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Size Image Description Contributed
By And/Or Copyright
Models
CV-45 Valley Forge
NS-cv45-mm01
25k

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Courtesy of Joel Rosen, Motion Models
Patches
CV-45 Valley Forge
NS-cv45-pc02
212k

Air Group Eleven, USS Valley Forge, World Cruise 1948.

Robert M. Cieri
CVA-45 Valley Forge
NS-cv45-pc03
242k

COMRAT INFORMATION CENTER, USS Valley Forge CVA-45.

Robert M. Cieri
CVS-45 Valley Forge
NS-cv45-pc01
148k

A vintage 1950s patch for Task Group Alfa. I believe that this is related to USS Valley Forge (CVS-45) for antisubmarine exercises in the Atlantic in 1959.

Robert M. Cieri

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