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John E. Alderson Collection

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John E. Alderson Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
John E. Alderson
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
IL
Note
Jennifer A. Manning, Michelle V. Zeko, Tonja Acamovic, and Tori Coble also interviewed the veteran.
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Raymond W. Herndon
Location of Service
Pacific; Okinawa (Ryukyu Islands); Hawaii; Philippines; China
Battles/Campaigns
Okinawa, Manila
Highest Rank
Water Tender Second Class
Prisoner of War
No

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Nick Edgcomb
Interviewer:
John McCutcheon
Interviewer:
Kaylee Olivares
Contributor:
Vicki DeWitt
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Illinois WWII Memorial Board Classroom Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/86001
Subjects:
Alderson, John E.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
John E. Alderson Collection
(AFC/2001/001/86001), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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