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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1942 - 1945
NEC
647X-Limited Duty Officer - Photography
Home Country
Luxembourg
Captain Captain
Naval Observer Wings


Location
Luxembourg
Mar 25, 1973
Presidential Medal of Freedom
Criteria
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is�along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal, bestowed by an act of U.S. Congress�the high... More
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In 1963, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President John F. Kennedy, however he was assassinated before he could present it. President Lyndon B. Johnson presented it to him in Decem... More
1963
Service to 1945
Fleet Public Affairs Center
Fleet Public Affairs Center
Rank
Commander
Comments
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Commander Commander
1942 - 1945
Naval Photographic Center (NPC)
Naval Photographic Center (NPC)
Rank
Captain
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Captain Captain
1945 - 1945
Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious ser... More
Comments
In 1945, his second joint Navy and MOMA exhibition, "Power in the Pacific," went on display. He was officially discharged in 1945, at the age of 67, and received the Distinguished Service Medal.... More
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
During the Second World War, Edward Steichen was the director of the photographic unit of the Naval Aviation. He also created the 1945 Academy Award winning documentary, The Fighting Lady, which was n... More
1945
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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Memories
During WWI he joined the Army Photographic Corps at the age of 38. He joined the Navy in January 194... More
1942 - 1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
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1944
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
During WWI he joined the Army Photographic Corps at the age of 38. He joined the Navy in January 1942 at the age of 63.

During the Second World War, Edward Steichen was the director of the photographi... 
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1943
Bureau of Aeronautics
Bureau of Aeronautics
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1942 - 1943
Direct Commission Officer School
Direct Commission Officer School
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1942 - 1942
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
During the Second World War, Edward Steichen was the director of the photographic unit of the Naval Aviation. He also created the 1945 Academy Award winning documentary, The Fighting Lady, which was n... More
1942
Service from 1942
Commandeur of the Legion of Honour
Criteria
The Legion of Honour, or in full the National Order of the Legion of Honour (French: Ordre national de la L?gion d'honneur) is a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte on 19 May 1802. The Orde... More
Comments
Steichen is the recipient of many awards, some of which include his status as Chevalier of France's Légion d'Honneur, awarded in 1919, the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1963), and the Commander of O... More
1919
<B>US Army (USA)</b>
US Army (USA)
Rank
[Other Service Rank]
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1917 - 1919
WWI Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War I Victory Medal was awarded for military service during the First World War. It was awarded for active service between April 6, 1917, and November 11, 1918; for service with the American... More
Description
In the first world war, Steichen had managed to get into the Army's photographic division, even though in 1917, at 38, he was eight years past the age limit for recruits. A U.S. citizen, he had been l... More
1918
World War I
Description
The United States of America declared war on the German Empire on April 6, 1917. The U.S. was an independent power and did not officially join the Allies. It closely cooperated with them militarily bu... More
Memories
During WWI he joined the Army Photographic Corps at the age of 38. He joined the Navy in January 194... More
1917 - 1918

 
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