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Calvin Warner Dunbar Collection

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Calvin Warner Dunbar Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Calvin Warner Dunbar
State of Birth:
CA
Home State:
MT
Gender
Male
Race
Other
Note
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as Caucasian-Scottish.

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1943-1946
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
G-2 Language Section, 1st Base Headquarters Battalion, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific Island Command
Location of Service
San Diego, California; Camp Elliott, California; Camp Pendleton, California; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Enewetak Atoll (Marshall Islands); Guam (Mariana Islands); Tinian (Northern Mariana Islands); Rota Islands (Northern Mariana Islands); Saipan, Japan; Okinawa Island (Ryukyu Islands); Truk (Caroline Islands); Pacific Theater
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran was a Japanese linguist who served as an interpreter and also attended surrender conferences in the Pacific Theater.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Clippings [6 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Memoirs [25 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Mixed (Multiple types of manuscripts) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Printed matter [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Contributor:
John Tkach
Contributor:
Calvin Dunbar
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/51656
Subjects:
Dunbar, Calvin Warner
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Calvin Warner Dunbar Collection
(AFC/2001/001/51656), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2007-12-20
 

 

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