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E. C. Swafford: Images from World War II

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    Ernest C. Swafford is in the top row, fourth from the right.
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    Ernest C. Swafford is in the third row, third from the right.
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    Ernest C. Swafford is in the top row, fourth from the right.
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    Autographed portrait of Vice Admiral Charles A. Lockwood, commander of the Submarine Force Pacific Fleet during the Second World War, presented to Ernest C. Swafford.

The items in this collection are selected from the Ernest C. Swafford collection. They represent images collected by Mr. Swafford during his military service in the Second World War.

  • Ernest Carroll Swafford

    Ernest Carroll Swafford

    Navy

    Yeoman, Third Class

    Served in: World War II

    From: Marshall, Texas

    Born in 1927, Ernest Swafford served in the Pacific Fleet’s submarine force during the Second World War. He received the Victory and the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medals for his service. He worked as a welder before the war and enlisted in Longview, Texas.