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Bennie G. Erwin Collection

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Bennie G. Erwin Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Bennie G. Erwin
State of Birth:
CO
Home State:
KS
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Intrepid (CV 11)
Location of Service
Farragut, Idaho; Pacific Ocean; Philippines; Luzon (Philippines); Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Luzon, Okinawa
Highest Rank
Machinist's Mate Second Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served in the 2 (aft) engine room aboard the USS Intrepid (CV 11).

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Peggy Sowders
Contributor:
David Jackson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Jackson County Historical Society
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/92830
Subjects:
Erwin, Bennie G.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Bennie G. Erwin Collection
(AFC/2001/001/92830), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-01-08
 

 

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