Lieutenant Commander Robert W. Copeland, USNR
Receives the Navy Cross from Rear Admiral David M. LeBreton, at
Norfolk, Virginia, 16 July 1945.
LCdr. Copeland received the Navy Cross for heroism while in command
of USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413) during the Battle of Leyte
Gulf, Battle off
Samar, 25 October 1944.
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U.S. Naval Historical Center Photo
#: NH 90677