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John Anthony Basalay Collection

John Anthony Basalay Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
John Anthony Basalay
State of Birth:
IL
Home State:
IL
Note
Linnea Lee-Brown, Victoria Wales, Kiernan Robinson, Michael Manning, and Gabbie Morrow also interviewed the veteran.
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
?-1947
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Coast Guard
Location of Service
Atlantic; Pacific; Iwo Jima; Okinawa (Ryukyu Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Okinawa, Iwo Jima
Highest Rank
Seaman First Class
Prisoner of War
No

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Jennifer Manning
Interviewer:
Michelle V. Zecko
Interviewer:
Madison Considine
Contributor:
Vicki DeWitt
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Illinois WWII Memorial Board Classroom Project
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/86041
Subjects:
Basalay, John Anthony
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Coast Guard.
Cite as:
John Anthony Basalay Collection
(AFC/2001/001/86041), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2022-04-18
 

 

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