Matthias Bennett Gardner, USN

Born  28 Nov 1897


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Ranks

23 Jun 1938 Cdr.
  Capt.
19 Jul 1943 T/Rear-Admiral
1 Oct 1950 Vice-Admiral

Decorations

Warship Commands listed for Matthias Bennett Gardner, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Enterprise (CV 6)T/Rear-AdmiralAircraft carrier7 Nov 194310 Jul 1944

Career information

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Events related to this officer

Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CV 6)


19 Nov 1943
USS Enterprise supported US landing at Makin Island. (1)

20 Nov 1943
USS Enterprise supported US landing at Tarawa. (1)

17 Feb 1944
USS Enterprise conducted an air attack against Truk (strong Japanese base in Caroline Archipelago). (1)

18 Mar 1944
USS Enterprise supported US landing at Emirau. (1)

20 Jun 1944
During the First Battle at Philippine Sea (also known as "Great Marians Turkey Shoot"), USS Enterprise (as a part of 5th Fleet) send her aircraft against Japanese vessels. Americans sunk the carrier Hiyo and damaged several other ships. (1)

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