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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
Note:
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as Caucasian-Scottish.
Gender:
Male
Race:
Other
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
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
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
Interviewer:
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:   12/20/2007

 

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