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James E. Akin Collection

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James E. Akin Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
James E. Akin
State of Birth:
OK
Home State:
OK
Note
The veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as "Caucasian / Native American."
Gender
Male
Race
American Indian and Alaskan Native

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1964-1983
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
Navy Reserve; USS Nereus (AS 17); USS Satyr (ARL 23); USS Canopus (AS 34); Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV)
Location of Service
Norman, Oklahoma; San Diego, California; Da Nang, Vietnam; Tra Vinn, Vietnam
Battles/Campaigns
Tra Vinh
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Inez Scott
Contributor:
Alida McDougal
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Daughters of the American Revolution, Martha Jefferson Randolph Chapter
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/110736
Subjects:
Akin, James E.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
James E. Akin Collection
(AFC/2001/001/110736), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-04-05
 

 

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