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Harlan Malcolm Twible Collection

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Harlan Malcolm Twible Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Harlan Malcolm Twible
State of Birth:
MA
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1953
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Indianapolis
Location of Service
United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland; Pacific Theater
Highest Rank
Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a gunnery officer and survived a shrapnel wound and four nights in shark-infested waters following the July 1945 attack on the USS Indianapolis.

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1953
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Navy
Location of Service
London, England
Highest Rank
Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served with the British Security Service (MI5).

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Don Moore
Contributor:
Don Moore
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Sun Newspapers
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/84796
Subjects:
Twible, Harlan Malcolm
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Harlan Malcolm Twible Collection
(AFC/2001/001/84796), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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