"James M. Shoemaker"--answer

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"James M. Shoemaker"--answer

Postby Mr. Checkers on Mon Jan 23, 2006 7:08 pm

Won this prestigious checker event on January 31st, 1944. Checker Trivia question of the Day". Where was this checker event held and what was the first prize? (Cont.)
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Re: "James M. Shoemaker"

Postby Palomino on Fri Feb 10, 2006 1:00 am

U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier: USS Franklin (CV 13) was commissioned Jan. 31, 1944 in Newport News, VA., Capt. James M. Shoemaker in command.

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James M. Shoemaker"--answer

Postby Mr. Checkers on Fri Feb 10, 2006 1:21 pm

The checker tournament was held onboard the USS Franklin and the first prize was a one of a kind checker set with a picture of the USS Franklin on it. Capt. James Shoemaker was the winner of this unique checker event. Go to google.com--type in Capt. James M. Shoemaker. (Cont.)
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