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Newton James Brooks Collection

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Newton James Brooks Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Newton James Brooks
State of Birth:
TN
Home State:
GA
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1937-1945
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS Helm (DD 388)
Location of Service:
Aleutian Islands (Alaska); Australia; Coral Sea; Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands); Milne Bay, New Guinea; New Britain Island (Bismarck Archipelago); New Hebrides; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Savo Island (Solomon Islands); Pacific Theater
Battles/Campaigns:
Coral Sea, Guadalcanal, New Guinea, Milne Bay, New Britain Island, New Hebrides, Pearl Harbor, Savo Island
Highest Rank:
Chief Radioman
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
The veteran sent one of the first radio messages about the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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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/2001/001/85495
Subjects:
Brooks, Newton James
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Newton James Brooks Collection
(AFC/2001/001/85495), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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