" The difficult we do immediately; . . . . the impossible takes a little longer "
(ships motto given to crew by Capt. Rudolph Johnson)



For those of you that would like to make donations to the CVL-22 website, to help pay for the web hosting, registration, and maintenance  you can send them to:

Wyatt Wolfe   22108 W. Cantilever Ct. Buckeye AZ 85326

We will make dedications to any Naval Veteran that you wish

Dedication Page

I recently received a photo from Michael Sass, Jr. - His father 

Michael Sass, and his uncle, Frank Kistler both served on the Indy 

 Taken September 16th 1945 while in Tokyo Bay

Tokyo Bay Sept. 16th 1945

Photo List




 The CVL-22 website has  a CVL-22 item line, for those of you interested in clothing or other items displaying the CVL-22 patch please look at this link, all profit will go towards maintaining the CVL-22 Website.

Your support of this website is greatly appreciated!

CVL-22 Store


Here are a few things I own I thought you guys might like to see,

One is an envelope that was mailed from aboard the CVL-22 on Oct 27, 1945 ( Navy Day)  

The next item is a postcard that was mailed from aboard the USS Independence  in 1909! Click To  Enlarge the Pictures


 We have not received any new stories to put in the Story of the Month section,  If you have a short story you would like to share with us, please e-mail it to webmaster@cvl-22.com 

Obtaining Personal Awards, Unit Awards,
and Replacement Medals



WW II Memorial in Washington D.C.  


 If you click on the above link, you can register WW II veterans so they can be included on a revolving scroll at the site.

The memorial opened to the public on April 29, 2004 and was dedicated one month later on May 29. It is located on 17th Street, between Constitution and Independence Avenues, and is flanked by the Washington Monument to the east and the Lincoln Memorial to the west. The memorial is now operated by the National Park Service and is open to visitors 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information about visiting the memorial, accessibility, parking, directions, special events and other details, please visit the National Park Service Web site at www.nps.gov/nwwm or call the Park Service at (202) 619-7222.

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