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Jonathan Leff Collection

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Jonathan Leff Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Jonathan Leff
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
AL
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1939-1946
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Maryland (BB 46); USS West Virginia (BB 48); USS Oregon City (CA 122); USS Washington
Location of Service
Tarawa Atoll (Gilbert Islands); Kwajalein Island (Marshall Islands); Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands); Peleliu Island (Palau); Annapolis, Maryland; San Diego, California; Monterey, California; Florida; Iowa; Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Pacific Theater
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Senior Grade
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a foreign volunteer in 1948-1949 with the Israeli naval service and served under Paul Nahman Shulman. The veteran was involved in the sinking of the Emir Farouk during Operation Yoav.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Greg Dorriety
Contributor:
Cheryl Bradley
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. House of Representatives/Bradley Byrne
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/96841
Subjects:
Leff, Jonathan
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Jonathan Leff Collection
(AFC/2001/001/96841), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-12-08
 

 

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