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Werner Rudolph Klemm Collection

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Werner Rudolph Klemm Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Werner Rudolph Klemm
 
 
Home State:
FL
Note:
Veteran was born in Thalheim, Saxony, Germany.
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1940-1947
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS Dobbin (AD 3); USS Mugford (DD 389); USS Venus (AK 135)
Location of Service:
Hawaii; Olongapo, Philippines; Norfolk and Little Creek, Virginia; San Diego California; San Pedro, California; Pacific Theater; Solomon Islands; Aleutian Islands
Battles/Campaigns:
Pearl Harbor, Coral Sea, Solomon Islands, Biak, New Guinea, New Britain Island, New Ireland Island, Morotai, Admiralty Islands, Leyte, Samar, Luzon
Highest Rank:
Boilermaker First Class
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
The Veteran repaired and serviced boilers, pumps, blowers, condensers, and evaporators. He helped in the construction of Subic Bay, served as a blacksmith in Norfolk, and repaired boats used for landings by marines and UDT (Underwater Demolition Team) units at Little Creek.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Typewritten document
Computer File: DVD [0 item] --Electronic file of manuscript
Interviewer:
Jack Sigler
Contributor:
Robin Sellers
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Florida State University, Reichelt Oral History Program
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80791
Subjects:
Klemm, Werner Rudolph
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Werner Rudolph Klemm Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80791), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   11/15/2011

 

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