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George V. Bothum Collection

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George V. Bothum Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
George V. Bothum
State of Birth:
MN
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Claxton (DD 571)
Location of Service
Pacific; Philippines; Savo Island (Solomon Islands); Bougainville, New Guinea; Buka Island (Solomon Islands); Leyte Island, Philippines; Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Savo Island, Empress Augusta Bay, Cape St. George, Philippines, Leyte Gulf
Highest Rank
Machinist's Mate Second Class
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Don Moore
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/74102
Subjects:
Bothum, George V.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
George V. Bothum Collection
(AFC/2001/001/74102), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

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