10168 - U.S.N. Commander Lyndon Baines Johnson, 1942-45

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U.S.N. Commander Lyndon Baines Johnson, 1942-45

In 1938, Lyndon Baines Johnson was serving in the United States Congress. While a U.S. representative, he was appointed lieutenant commander in the Naval Reserve in 1940 – he reported for active duty on 9 December 1941. He worked inWashington, D.C. and San Francisco before finally shipping to the South Pacific. While stationed in New Zealand and Australia, he worked as an observer of bomber missions, for which he was awarded the Army Silver Star. After President Roosevelt ordered all members of Congress in the Armed Forces to return to their legislative duties, Johnson was released from active duty under honorable conditions in 1942. During his time in service, Johnson was awarded the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal and the World War II Victory Medal.

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