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James Merrill Jeffords Collection

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James Merrill Jeffords Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
James Merrill Jeffords
State of Birth:
VT
Home State:
VT
Gender
Male
Race
Unspecified

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1956-1959
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS McNair (DD 679)
Location of Service
Egypt; Lebanon; Mediterranean
Highest Rank
Captain
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
Veteran was a gunnery officer who participated in the opening of the Suez Canal in 1957 and in the Marine landing in Lebanon in 1958.

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] --
Video: Betacam SP [2 items] -- Oral history interview
Video: VHS [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Contributor:
David Winkler
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Library of Congress
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/07427
Subjects:
Jeffords, James Merrill
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
James Merrill Jeffords Collection
(AFC/2001/001/07427), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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