Submarine USS Tinosa’s battle flag showing 22 Japanese merchant ships sunk, 12 damaged, two islands shelled, and the graphic of the fighting submarine from the ship’s patch.

Caption   Submarine USS Tinosa’s battle flag showing 22 Japanese merchant ships sunk, 12 damaged, two islands shelled, and the graphic of the fighting submarine from the ship’s patch. ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 21 Jan 2021

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
21 Aug 2021 12:01:36 PM

The ribbons and stars across the top reflect the awards bestowed upon Tinosa crewmembers while aboard during World War II as follows (L to R): Bronze Star with 23 stars representing 24 total awards, two awards of the Legion of Merit, the Presidential Unit Citation, 4 awards of the Navy Cross, and 13 awards of the Silver Star.

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