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Virgil Ray Akers Collection

Virgil Ray Akers Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Virgil Ray Akers
State of Birth:
OH
Home State:
OH
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Gherardi (DD 637)
Location of Service
Great Lakes, Illinois; Newport, Rhode Island; Casablanca, Morocco; Atlantic Ocean; Algeria; California; Pacific Theater; European Theater
Highest Rank
Torpedoman's Mate Second Class

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Kathy Colvin
Contributor:
Kathy Colvin
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Mary L. Cook Public Library
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/15843
Subjects:
Akers, Virgil Ray
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Virgil Ray Akers Collection
(AFC/2001/001/15843), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-10-12
 

 

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