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John V. Alvarado Collection

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John V. Alvarado Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John V. Alvarado
State of Birth:
TX
Home State:
TX
Gender
Male
Race
Hispanic

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS LST 820 (Landing Ship Tank)
Location of Service
Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Mariana Islands; Pacific Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Okinawa
Highest Rank
Radio Technician Second Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served in an amphibious unit as a radio operator for landing troops.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Abbas Kathiria
Contributor:
Tyler Archer
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
San Antonio College
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/67973
Subjects:
Alvarado, John V.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
John V. Alvarado Collection
(AFC/2001/001/67973), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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