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Robert P. Allen Collection

Robert P. Allen Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert P. Allen
State of Birth:
IN
Home State:
SC
Note
Materials are retained at the Branson Veterans Task Force.
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1939-1959
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Sims (DD 409); USS Paducah (PG 18); USS New Hanover (AKA-73)
Location of Service
Little Creek, Virginia; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Japan; Pacific Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Okinawa
Highest Rank
Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran was a five inch gunnery instructor as a chief gunner's mate, retiring after 20 years of active duty service.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Unit of Service
USS Amphion (AR 13); Naval Weapons Station, Yorktown
Location of Service
Washington, DC; Yorktown, Virginia; Norfolk, Virginia
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biography [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Richard Erickson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Branson Veterans Task Force
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/64967
Subjects:
Allen, Robert P.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Robert P. Allen Collection
(AFC/2001/001/64967), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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