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Louis Levi Oakes Collection

Louis Levi Oakes Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Louis Levi Oakes
 
 
Home State:
NY
Note
The veteran was born in Canada.
Gender
Male
Race
American Indian and Alaskan Native

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
Company B, 442nd Signal Battalion
Location of Service
Fort Polk, Louisiana; New Guinea; Luzon (Philippines); Leyte Island (Philippines); Fort Dix, New Jersey
Battles/Campaigns
New Guinea, Philippines, Luzon, Leyte
Highest Rank
Technician Five
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as an Akwesasne Mohawk Code Talker.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Joseph Messineo
Contributor:
Joseph Messineo
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/116147
Subjects:
Oakes, Louis Levi
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Louis Levi Oakes Collection
(AFC/2001/001/116147), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-10-23
 

 

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