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Irving Cambridge Waugh, Jr. Collection

Irving Cambridge Waugh, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Irving Cambridge Waugh, Jr.
State of Birth:
VA
Home State:
TN
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Civilian
Location of Service:
Luzon, Philippine Islands; Tokyo Bay and other locations, Japan
Prisoner of War:
Unknown
Service History Note:
Civilian was correspondent for WSM, a Nashville, Tennessee radio station, covering the 32nd Division's activities on Luzon; was a member of General Douglas MacArthur's press corps, following events in the Philippines, Okinawa, and Japan; made first network broadcast from Japan, aboard a B-17 bomber at Atsugi airfield; witnessed Japanese surrender aboard USS Missouri.

Collection Information (Not at LOC)

Interviewer:
Ronnie Pugh
Contributor:
Linda Barnickel
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Nashville Room, Nashville Public Library
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/23081
Subjects:
Waugh Jr., Irving Cambridge
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
Irving Cambridge Waugh, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/23081), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Non-LC Repository Location:
Nashville Room, Nashville Public Library
 
 

 

Last Edit: 9/1/2005

 

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