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John Walter Anderson Collection

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John Walter Anderson Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John Walter Anderson
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
CA
Gender
Male
Race
White

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
USS Helm (DD 388)
Location of Service
Pacific Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Philippine Sea, Leyte Gulf, Cape Gloucester
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The USS Helm was in 11 major battles without a loss or serious injury.

Collection Information
(Not at LOC)

Interviewer:
unknown interviewer
Contributor:
Christopher Macon
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
City of Laguna Woods
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/75327
Subjects:
Anderson, John Walter
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
John Walter Anderson Collection
(AFC/2001/001/75327), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Non-LC Repository Location:
Historical Society of Laguna Woods
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2016-12-19
 

 

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