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Wendell H. Amidon Collection

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Wendell H. Amidon Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Wendell H. Amidon
State of Birth:
MA
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1939-1946
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Buck (DD 430)
Location of Service
Atlantic Ocean; Pacific Theater; Philippines
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Service History Note
The veteran served convoy duty in the North Atlantic from 1941 to 1942.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1950-1953
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Bataan
Location of Service
Korea
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Commander

Collection Information
(Not at LOC)

Interviewer:
Bill Denhart
Contributor:
Dave Thompson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Palm Springs Air Museum
Contributor:
Dave Thompson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Palm Springs Air Museum
Contributor:
Dave Thompson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Palm Springs Air Museum
Contributor:
Dave Thompson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Palm Springs Air Museum
Contributor:
Dave Thompson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Palm Springs Air Museum
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/04157
Subjects:
Amidon, Wendell H.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Wendell H. Amidon Collection
(AFC/2001/001/04157), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Non-LC Repository Location:
Palm Springs Air Museum
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2020-11-02
 

 

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