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   Nathaniel Duberstein
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Nathaniel Duberstein in uniform, Point Pleasant, NJ [1942]
War: World War, 1939-1945
Branch: Navy
Unit: VF-1 (Fighter Squadron); USS Barnes (CVE 20); USS Nassau (LHA 4); USS Yorktown (CV10)
Service Location: California; Hawaii; Pacific Theater; Guam (Mariana Island); Iwo Jima; Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands); Chichi-Jima (Father Island); Rota Islands (Northern Mariana Islands); Tinian (Northern Mariana Islands); Palau; Yap Island (Caroline Islands) Tarawa Atoll (Gilbert Islands)
Rank: Commander
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Interview (Audio)
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  Photos
»Photo Album  (11 photos)
 Creative Works
»Art work: "Famous Last Words"
 Memoirs
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 Official Documents
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 Other Materials
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 Memoirs (3 items)
Memoir, untitled. Memories and Diaries of Navy Fighting Squadron One [1943-1944] by H. R. Chilton Unit History: "Fighting Squadron One--What Really Happened (or might have happened) As Remembered Fifty Years Later"
  
 Official Documents (6 items)
Joint Intelligence Center Pacific Ocean Areas Air Target Maps and Photos, Guam [May 15, 1944] Joint Intelligence Center Pacific Ocean Areas Air Target Maps and Photos, Rota Island [May 15, 1944] Gridded Air Target Maps, Rota Island [May 15, 1944]
Joint Intelligence Center Pacific Ocean Areas Air Target Maps and Photos, Southern Nanpo Shoto Bonin and Kazan islands [May 20, 1944] Joint Intelligence Center Pacific Ocean Areas Air Target Maps and Photos, Yap [May 20, 1944] Unit roster, "Fighting Squadron One"
  
 Diaries (2 items)
Diary written on the pages of a blank Japanese ledger book found by the Veteran in a foxhole upon first landing on Tarawa Diary: "Yorktown Diary" of Nathaniel Norman Duberstein [June/July 1945] 
  
 Other Materials (3 items)
Book: "A Gilbertese Grammar and Vocabulary." Grammar book for the language of the Gilbert Islands. Includes handwritten letter on ruled paper. Poem: "The Ballad of Fighting Squadron one" by Captain Michael S. Alexatos, USN (ret.) Menu from a restaurant, "Waikiki Lau Yee Chai, honolulu, HI'
  
 

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