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Wilbur Arthur Williams Collection

Wilbur Arthur Williams Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Wilbur Arthur Williams
State of Birth:
DC
Home State:
MD
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Doran (DD 634); USS Jeffers (DD 621)
Location of Service
Norfolk, Virginia; Brooklyn, New York; Boston, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois; Belfast, Ireland; Mediterranean Sea; North Africa; Sicily, Italy; France; European Theater; Panama Canal; San Diego, California; San Pedro, California; Hawaii; Enewetak Atoll (Marshall Islands); Ulithi (Caroline Islands); Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Guam; Tokyo Bay, Japan; Pacific Theater
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion) Utah Beach, Operation Husky (Invasion of Sicily), Southern France, Okinawa
Highest Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Memoirs [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Cory Heitz
Contributor:
Cory Heitz
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/92149
Subjects:
Williams, Wilbur Arthur
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Wilbur Arthur Williams Collection
(AFC/2001/001/92149), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2016-12-06
 

 

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