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Robert Eugene Akin Collection

Robert Eugene Akin Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Robert Eugene Akin
State of Birth:
IA
Home State:
IL
Note
Jason Watson, Wesley Foster, and Brian Bocskovits also interviewed the veteran.
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS LST 749 (Landing Ship Tank)
Location of Service
Pacific; United States
Battles/Campaigns
Mindoro
Highest Rank
Fire Controlman Third Class
Prisoner of War
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: CD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Richard Miers
Interviewer:
Ryan Stougard
Interviewer:
Michael Phillips
Contributor:
Vicki DeWitt
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Illinois WWII Memorial Board Classroom Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/79940
Subjects:
Akin, Robert Eugene
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Robert Eugene Akin Collection
(AFC/2001/001/79940), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2011-09-20
 

 

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