Skip Navigation and Jump to Page Content    The Library of Congress >> American Folklife Center  
Veterans History Project (Library of Congress) ABOUT  
SEARCH/BROWSE  
HELP  
COPYRIGHT  
Home » Full Description

James David Chamberlain Collection

{ }
James David Chamberlain Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
James David Chamberlain
State of Birth:
NC
Home State:
NC
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Block Island (CVE 21); USS Block Island (CVE-106)
Location of Service
Norfolk, Virginia; Pennsylvania; Casablanca, Morocco; Mediterranean; Guam (Mariana Islands); Philippines
Highest Rank
Radioman Second Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran survived the sinking of the first USS Block Island, and rescued POWs abandoned by the Japanese on Formosa.

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Kathleen Hatchett
Interviewer:
Janet S. Hall
Contributor:
Kathleen Hatchett
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Daughters of the American Revolution, Fort Dobbs Chapter
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/79332
Subjects:
Chamberlain, James David
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
James David Chamberlain Collection
(AFC/2001/001/79332), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

Home » Full Description
  The Library of Congress  >> American Folklife Center
  October 26, 2011
  Legal | External Link Disclaimer Need Help?   
Contact Us