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Arie Turner Alford Collection

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Arie Turner Alford Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Arie Turner Alford
State of Birth:
MS
Home State:
MS
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1938-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Enterprise CV6; USS Yorktown CV10; Naval Air Station, San Diego, California
Location of Service
Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands); Wake Island; Marshall Islands
Battles/Campaigns
Wake Island, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands)
Highest Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a rear seat gunner and participated in Task Force 16.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Clippings [2 items] --
Manuscript: Creative works [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [6 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Transcript [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Wendy Evans
Contributor:
Jack Kimble
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
WLBT TV-3
Contributor:
Jack Kimble
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
WLBT TV-3
Contributor:
Jack Kimble
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
WLBT TV-3
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/70537
Subjects:
Alford, Arie Turner
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Arie Turner Alford Collection
(AFC/2001/001/70537), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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