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Howard J. McKee Collection

Howard J. McKee Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Howard J. McKee
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
MO
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
21st Platoon, 4025th Signal Battalion, Signal Corps
Location of Service
Camp Kohler, Sacramento, California; New Guinea; Manila, Philippines
Highest Rank
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served in cryptographics and used the SIGCUM, a rotor cipher machine. His duties included working at General MacArthur's Signal Center Headquarters in Manila, Philippines.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Interviewer:
Phillip Modrell
Contributor:
Laura Jolley
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Missouri Veterans History Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/82199
Subjects:
McKee, Howard J.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Howard J. McKee Collection
(AFC/2001/001/82199), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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