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Louis Benjamin Nirenberg Collection

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Louis Benjamin Nirenberg Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Louis Benjamin Nirenberg
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
NJ
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1964-1966
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Shangri-La (CVA 38)
Location of Service
Mediterranean Sea; Mayport, Florida
Highest Rank
Seaman Third Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a reporter for the ship's newspaper and as a clerk for the Operations Department ("x" division). Veteran held NATO top secret clearances and assisted in plotting war games held in Sicily and carried out in Vietnam.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Photograph: Digital print [1 item] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Louise Collins
Contributor:
Richlyn Goddard
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Atlantic County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/73878
Subjects:
Nirenberg, Louis Benjamin
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Louis Benjamin Nirenberg Collection
(AFC/2001/001/73878), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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