Junyō Bell and Plaque at Fordham University, Rose Hall
"Presented by Admiral Chester W. Nimitz '44
As a memorial to our dear young dead of World War II and Blessed by his eminence Francis Cardinal Spellman II.
This ships' bell from the aircraft carrier JUNYO which clamored in the Battles of Savo, New Guinea and the Solomons before being silenced by an aerial bomb at Saipan. Was first run at Fordham by the Present of the United States, the honeralbe Harry S. Truman, '46.
On May 11, 1946 the charter centenary of the university."
Credit: Justin Taylan Date: July 13, 2007
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