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Harlan Malcolm Twible Collection

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Harlan Malcolm Twible Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Harlan Malcolm Twible
State of Birth:
MA
Home State:
FL
Gender:
Male
Race:
White
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1942-1953
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS Indianapolis (CA 35)
Location of Service:
Mediterranean; London, England; European Theater; Pacific Theater
Highest Rank:
Lieutenant
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran is a survivor of the USS Indianapolis sinking. He was instrumental in organizing the surviving sailors and keeping them alive until their rescue four days after the sinking.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: DVD [0 item] --Oral history interview
Computer File: DVD [1 item] --Multiple types of electronic files
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Typewritten document
Interviewer:
David Gregory
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80152
Subjects:
Twible, Harlan Malcolm
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Harlan Malcolm Twible Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80152), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   9/22/2011

 

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