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Ralph R. Riess Collection

Ralph R. Riess Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Ralph R. Riess
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
MO
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS LCT-1334 (Landing Craft Tank)
Location of Service
Pacific Theater; New Guinea; Philippines; University of Illinois, Illinois; San Francisco, California; Australia
Battles/Campaigns
New Guinea
Highest Rank
Motor Machinist's Mate Second Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran was a Golden Gloves boxer and boxed while in the Navy.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Reference copy
Interviewer:
Donald Kaiser
Contributor:
Laura Jolley
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Missouri Veterans History Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/82139
Subjects:
Riess, Ralph R.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Ralph R. Riess Collection
(AFC/2001/001/82139), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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