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Wesley S. Bessell Collection

Wesley S. Bessell Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Wesley S. Bessell
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
NC
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1941-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Merchant Marine
Unit of Service
SS West Hardaway; SS J.W. McAndrews; SS Cristobal; SS Atlanta City; SS Zane Grey; SS Gutzon Borglum; SS Edward Rutledge
Location of Service
Caribbean; Mediterranean; Atlantic; Pacific; New London, Connecticut
Highest Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Prisoner of War
No

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [1 item] -- Photograph
Interviewer:
Matthew Bessell
Contributor:
Matthew Bessell
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/77342
Subjects:
Bessell, Wesley S.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Merchant Marine.
Cite as:
Wesley S. Bessell Collection
(AFC/2001/001/77342), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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