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Fred E. Bickhart Collection

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Fred E. Bickhart Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Fred E. Bickhart
State of Birth:
MN
Home State:
IA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1947
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Carmick (DD 493); USS Knight (DD 633)
Location of Service
Seattle, Washington; Hawaii; Pacific Theater
Highest Rank
Radioman Second Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran assisted in breaking Japanese code during the battle of Midway.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Clippings [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [8 items] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Photographic print [2 items] -- Photographs
Video: Digital File [ item] --
Interviewer:
William Pontarelli
Contributor:
Daniel Brightwell
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Southfield Veterans Commission
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/57975
Subjects:
Bickhart, Fred E.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Fred E. Bickhart Collection
(AFC/2001/001/57975), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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