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Mortimer M. Caplin Collection

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Mortimer M. Caplin Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Mortimer M. Caplin
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
MD
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
7th Beach Battalion
Location of Service
Omaha Beach, Normandy, France; European Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion)
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Senior Grade
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a US Navy Beachmaster with the 7th Beach Battalion on Omaha Beach.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [2 items] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Manuscript: Clippings [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [10 items] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Thomas Wiener
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/68515
Subjects:
Caplin, Mortimer M.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Mortimer M. Caplin Collection
(AFC/2001/001/68515), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-04-18
 

 

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