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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
Military 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
Service Related Injury
Yes
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
Contributor:
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: 2011-09-22
 

 

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