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Homer Bryan Allen, Jr. Collection

Homer Bryan Allen, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Homer Bryan Allen, Jr.
State of Birth:
TX
Home State:
TX
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1939-1945
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Kearney (DD 432); USS Rowe (DD 564)
Location of Service
Brazil; Pacific; Atlantic; European Theater; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); North Africa; Port Lyautey, Morocco
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Torch (North Africa Invasion), Okinawa, Port Lyautey
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Senior Grade
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a gunnery officer on a destroyer and witnessed the Japanese surrender ceremony.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Nathan Willingham
Contributor:
Tyler Archer
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
San Antonio College
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/67971
Subjects:
Allen Jr., Homer Bryan
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Homer Bryan Allen, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/67971), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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