Thornton, H. Marion.
Hervey Marion ("Tiny") Thornton was born December 13, 1919, in Blanchard, Washington. He attended Western Washington University and graduated with several degrees. Through the years, he worked as a high school teacher and counselor. While in the military, he took aerial photography courses at Pensacola, Florida and served as an aerial photographer in the U.S. Navy at Dutch Harbor, Alaska from 1942-45. Upon the end of World War II Thornton retained these training pictures for his personal collection. He died July 19, 1972.
From the description of H. Marion Thornton photograph collection [graphic], 1942-1945. (Alaska State Library). WorldCat record id: 55050126
|creatorOf||Thornton, H. Marion. H. Marion Thornton photograph collection [graphic], 1942-1945.||Alaska State Library|
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Shishaldin Volcano (Alaska)|
|Aleutian Islands (Alaska)|
|Dutch Harbor (Alaska)|
|Ten Thousand Smokes, Valley of (Alaska)|
|World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations--Photographs|
|World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations--Photographs|