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Tobias Gerald Barry Collection

Tobias Gerald Barry Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Tobias Gerald Barry
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
IL
Note
David Zeko, Bill McLain, Michelle Zeko, Victoria Wales, Kierra Vogel, and John McCutcheon also interviewed the veteran.
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Hendry (APA 118)
Location of Service
Pacific Theater; Iwo Jima; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Rhode Island; Massachusetts; California
Battles/Campaigns
Iwo Jima, Okinawa
Highest Rank
Pharmacists Mate Second Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as an operating room technician (OR tech) during the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Jennifer Manning
Interviewer:
Dominic Pozzi
Interviewer:
Melissa Dunseth
Contributor:
Vicki DeWitt
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Illinois WWII Memorial Board Classroom Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/79948
Subjects:
Barry, Tobias Gerald
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Tobias Gerald Barry Collection
(AFC/2001/001/79948), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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