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Giles O'Dell Lofton Collection

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Giles O'Dell Lofton Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Giles O'Dell Lofton
State of Birth:
GA
Home State:
FL
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1943-1946
Entrance into Service:
Drafted
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS Wisconsin (BB 64), Battle Division 9, 3rd Fleet; Navy Reserves
Location of Service:
South Pacific
Battles/Campaigns:
Leyte Gulf, Philippines, Lingayen Gulf, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Japan
Highest Rank:
Seaman First Class
Prisoner of War:
No

Collection Information (Not at LOC)

Interviewer:
Jason Jewell
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80000
Subjects:
Lofton, Giles O'Dell
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Giles O'Dell Lofton Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80000), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Non-LC Repository Location:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
 
 

 

Last Edit:   9/22/2011

 

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