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Gerald W. Callahan Collection

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Gerald W. Callahan Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Gerald W. Callahan
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1948-1952
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
2nd Signal Battalion, 2nd Marine Division; 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment; 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment
Location of Service
Parris Island, South Carolina; Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Mediterranean Sea; Suez Canal; Japan; Korea; Treasure Island, California; San Francisco, California; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Camp Del Mar, California
Battles/Campaigns
Inchon Landing, Seoul, Chosin Reservoir, CCF Spring Offensive
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a radio operator, radio chief, and communications chief.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Original photographic print [1 item] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Helen Walsh
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/94668
Subjects:
Callahan, Gerald W.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Gerald W. Callahan Collection
(AFC/2001/001/94668), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-01-17
 

 

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