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Chester Lewis Collins Collection

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Chester Lewis Collins Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Chester Lewis Collins
State of Birth:
OH
Home State:
OH
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 Dorothea L. Dix (AP 67)
Location of Service
Great Lakes, Illinois; Atlantic Ocean; Pacific Ocean; Mediterranean Sea
Battles/Campaigns
Battle of the Atlantic, Operation Husky (Invasion of Sicily), Operation Overlord (D-Day Normandy Invasion), Operation Dragoon (Invasion of Southern France), Okinawa
Highest Rank
Electrician's Mate Second Class
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Original photographic print [6 items] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Taryn Austin
Contributor:
Tea McCaulla
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Pickaway-Ross Career & Technology Center SkillsUSA
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/105542
Subjects:
Collins, Chester Lewis
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Chester Lewis Collins Collection
(AFC/2001/001/105542), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2017-01-23
 

 

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