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James Edward Blakely Collection

James Edward Blakely Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
James Edward Blakely
State of Birth:
AR
Home State:
NY
Gender
Male
Race
Black or African American

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1939-1945
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS St. Louis (CL 49); USS Relief (AH 1); USS President Jackson (APA 18)
Location of Service
Norfolk, Virginia; Pearl Harbor; Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands); Iwo Jima; Bougainville Island (Solomon Islands); Guam (Mariana Islands); Coral Sea; Marshall Islands; Gilbert Islands; Rendova; Lingayen Gulf; Luzon (Philippines)
Battles/Campaigns
Pearl Harbor, Marshall Islands, Gilbert Islands, Guadalcanal, Iwo Jima, Coral Sea, Guam, Bougainville, Lingayen, Luzon
Highest Rank
Cook First Class
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Clippings [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [2 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Creative works [1 item] --
Photograph: Digital print [6 items] -- Photograph
Photograph: Photocopy of photographic print [3 items] -- Photograph
Interviewer:
Nina Talbot
Contributor:
Nina Talbot
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Weeksville Heritage Center
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/91732
Subjects:
Blakely, James Edward
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
James Edward Blakely Collection
(AFC/2001/001/91732), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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