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William K. Richards Collection

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William K. Richards Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William K. Richards
State of Birth:
KS
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
Drafted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS LCI(L)-549 (Landing Craft Infantry Large)
Location of Service
California; Chicago, Illinois; Norfolk, Virginia; Pacific Theater; Solomon Islands; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Bougainville Island (Solomon Islands)
Battles/Campaigns
Solomon Islands, Okinawa, Bougainville
Highest Rank
Motor Machinist's Mate Second Class
Prisoner of War
No

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/2001/001/92872
Subjects:
Richards, William K.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
William K. Richards Collection
(AFC/2001/001/92872), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2018-01-08
 

 

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