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John P. Murtha, Jr. Collection

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John P. Murtha, Jr. Collection

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Name:
John P. Murtha, Jr.
State of Birth:
WV
Home State:
PA
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1952-1955
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Marine Corps
Unit of Service:
1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division
Location of Service:
Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Quantico, Virginia
Highest Rank:
Colonel
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran served in the Marine Corps Reserves from 1955 to 1965 and 1968 to 1990.

War or Conflict:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1966-1967
Location of Service:
Da Nang, Vietnam
Prisoner of War:
Unknown

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Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [1 item] --Oral history interview
Video: DVD [1 item] --Reference copy
Interviewer:
Michael Brna
Interviewer:
Robert E. Davies
Interviewer:
Kimberly Miller
Contributor:
Michael Brna
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
California University of Pennsylvania
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/39534
Subjects:
Murtha Jr., John P.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
Cite as:
John P. Murtha, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/39534), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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