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William George Andrews Collection

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William George Andrews Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
William George Andrews
State of Birth:
RI
Home State:
NH
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1954-1958
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Elkhorn (AOG 7); USS Iron County LST 840 (Landing Standing Tank); Staff, Commander Service Squadron 3 (COMSERVRON)
Location of Service
Pusan, Korean; Sasebo, Japan; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Enewetak Atoll (Marshall Islands)
Highest Rank
Quartermaster Second Class
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The Veteran was involved in the hydrogen bomb test and refueling on the Distance Early Warning (DEW) line.

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Interviewer:
Bruce Lyndes
Contributor:
Linda Eisenhart
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Plymouth State University
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/68360
Subjects:
Andrews, William George
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
William George Andrews Collection
(AFC/2001/001/68360), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2009-12-18
 

 

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