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George E. Blackmer, Jr. Collection

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George E. Blackmer, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
George E. Blackmer, Jr.
State of Birth:
CO
Home State:
CO
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1939-1952
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
USS California; USS Shangri-La
Location of Service
San Diego and Oakland, California; Bremerton, Washington; Aleutian Islands (Alaska); Saipan, Tinian and Guam (Mariana Islands); Leyte Island and Lingayen Gulf, Luzon (Philippines); Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Surigao Straits (Philippines), Operations Crossroads (Bikini Atoll)
Service History Note
The veteran also served in the Colorado National Guard (10/4/1939-8/1/1940) and US Air Force.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Air Force
Location of Service
San Antonio, Texas
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served in the Air National Guard.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Clippings [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Artifact: Artifact photocopy [2 items] -- Other
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Photocopy of photographic print [1 item] -- Photographs
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [5 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Joan Banard
Contributor:
Audrey Duman
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
AARP, Colorado
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/15654
Subjects:
Blackmer Jr., George E.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Air Force.
Cite as:
George E. Blackmer, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/15654), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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