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Photograph
ca. World War II
Computer generated print
overall: 4 in x 2 7/8 in
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Dr. Robert Benjamin Greenblatt enlisted in the medical corp of the U.S. Navy in 1941. He served in the Navy Pacific Fleet, took part in the invasion of Okinawa, where his ship was hit and severely damaged by kamikaze pilots. He later commanded a beachhead triage unit and was among the first scientists to inspect the medical effects of the atomic bomb on the Japanese at Nagasaki.

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Robert Benjamin Greenblatt (Dr.) Family Papers

6 Related Subjects

Greenblatt, Robert B., 1906-1987
Physicians

World War, 1939-1945


United States--Armed Forces--Medical personnel


Jewish soldiers


Uniforms
Clothing and Dress

United States. Navy


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