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Wendell Mayes, Jr. Collection

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Wendell Mayes, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Wendell Mayes, Jr.
State of Birth:
TX
Home State:
TX
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
CASU-27 (Carrier Aircraft Service Unit); CASU-65 (Carrier Aircraft Service Unit); VF-3 (Fighting Squadron); USS Yorktown (CV 10)
Location of Service
San Diego, California; Chicago, Illinois; Corpus Christi, Texas; Houston, Texas; Charlestown, Rhode Island; Oahu, Hawaii; Algiers, Louisiana; Iwo Jima; Philippines; Tokyo, Japan; Hong Kong; Pacific Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Iwo Jima, Philippines
Highest Rank
Aviation Electronics Technician's Mate First Class
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [2 items] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Transcription of audio recording
Interviewer:
Jane Sheaffer
Contributor:
Susan Soy
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Austin History Center
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/53983
Subjects:
Mayes Jr., Wendell
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Wendell Mayes, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/53983), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2017-08-16
 

 

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