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George Mendonsa Collection

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George Mendonsa Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
George Mendonsa
State of Birth:
RI
Home State:
RI
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1942-1946
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS The Sullivans (DD 537)
Location of Service
Pacific Theater
Highest Rank
Quartermaster First Class
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
Unknown
Service History Note
Veteran claims to be the "kissing sailor" photographed by Life Magazine in Times Square, New York City on V-J Day (8/14/1945).

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Type of Resource:
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: VHS [3 items] -- Television broadcast
Manuscript: Clippings [10 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Correspondence [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Mixed (Multiple types of manuscripts) [4 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Periodicals [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Printed matter [8 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Regimental/unit histories [4 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Other [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Mixed (Multiple types of photographs) [14 items] -- Photographs
Manuscript: Diaries and journals [1 item] -- Handwritten document
Video: DVD [1 item] -- Television broadcast
Contributor:
George Mendonsa
Contributor:
Patricia Redmond
Contributor:
Patricia Redmond
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Daughters of the American Revolution, Frederick, Maryland Chapter
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.42868
Subjects:
Mendonsa, George
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
George Mendonsa Collection
(AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.42868), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-12-12
 

 

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