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Charles Fenno Jacobs

Given NameCharles
Born14 Dec 1904
Died27 Jun 1974
CountryUnited States


ww2dbaseCharles Fenno Jacobs was born in Waltham, Massachusetts, United States in 1904. He spent a number of years in the Merchant Marine before returning to the United States to become a photographer. During WW2, he was recruited by Edward Steichen to join his Naval Aviation Photographic Unit. He photographed aircraft workers in California, United States, the crewmembers of USS New Jersey, among other topics. After the war, he succeeded in demanding a job with Fortune magazine, which assigned him to document life in postwar Europe. He passed away in Englewood, New Jersey, United States in 1974.

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Charles Fenno Jacobs Timeline

14 Dec 1904 Charles Fenno Jacobs was born in Waltham, Massachusetts, United States.
27 Jun 1974 Charles Fenno Jacobs passed away in Englewood, New Jersey, United States.

Photographs Taken by Charles Fenno Jacobs

An American sailor looking down the hatch of submarine USS Marlin at New London, Connecticut, United States, Aug 1943Lieutenant David McClintock, Commander David White, and Lieutenant Charles Nace dining in the wardroom aboard USS Cero while the submarine was at Groton, Connecticut, United States, Jul-Aug 1943Looking forward along deck from stern of USS Marlin, off coast of New London, Connecticut, United States, Aug 1943Lunch time at the Vega aircraft plant, Burbank, California, United States, Aug 1943; 2,750 B-17 Flying Fortress bombers were built by Vega during WW2
See all 15 photographs by Charles Fenno Jacobs

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