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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
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified
Note
Veteran was born in Thalheim, Saxony, Germany.

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military 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
Contributor:
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: 2011-11-15
 

 

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