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Signature of the man who skippered the first US nuclear submarine on its historic voyage under the North Pole
Signature: "William R. Anderson", 6x4 blue card. Captain William R. Anderson commanded the Nautilus (SSN-571), the first nuclear powered submarine in the U.S. Navy, during its historic voyage under the North Pole, submerged under the ice for 96 hours and 1,830 miles. As the vessel reached the pole, Anderson announced: "For the world, Our Country, and the Navy - the North Pole." After retiring from the Navy in 1962, Anderson represented Tennessee for in the U.S. House of Representative four terms (1965-1973) as a Democrat. The Nautilus, decommissioned in 1979, was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1982. The public may visit the historic sub at the Submarine Force Museum, Groton, Connecticut. Fine condition.

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Born: June 17, 1921

Film Credits
1958 Return to Warbow (Other), 1958 Person to Person (in person), 1957 Bernardine (Other), 1957 Battle Hell (Other), 1949 The Lucky Stiff (Other), 1948 Caged Fury (Other), 1945 It's in the Bag! (Other), 1944 Jam Session (Other), 1944 Girl in the Case (Other), 1944 Cowboy Canteen (Other), 1944 Cover Girl (Other), 1943 Two SeƱoritas from Chicago (Other), 1943 My Kingdom for a Cook (Other), 1942 Junior Army (Other), 1942 Junior Army (in person)

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