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Kurt Chew-Een Lee Collection

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Kurt Chew-Een Lee Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Kurt Chew-Een Lee
State of Birth:
CA
Home State:
DC
Gender
Male
Race
Asian
Note
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as Asian/Chinese.

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1946
Entrance into Service
Drafted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
Headquarters and Service Battalion Schools Regiment
Location of Service
San Diego, Vallejo, and Camp Pendleton, California; Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Quantico, Virginia; China; Philadelphia
Highest Rank
Sergeant
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a Japanese language instructor.

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1946-1968
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
Company B, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 7th Marine Regiment
Location of Service
Korea
Battles/Campaigns
Chosin Reservoir, Inchon-Seoul, Sudong
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
G-2 Section, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force
Location of Service
Little Creek, Virginia; Hawaii; Vietnam
Battles/Campaigns
Danang, Phu Bai, Operation Blue Star
Highest Rank
Major
Service Related Injury
Unknown
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: MiniDV [4 items] -- Oral history interview
Video: DVD [4 items] -- Reference copy
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Contributor:
Serge Morosoff
Contributor:
Thomas J. Wiener
Contributor:
Mike Conoway
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. House of Representatives/Mike Conoway
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/80441
Subjects:
Lee, Kurt Chew-Een
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Kurt Chew-Een Lee Collection
(AFC/2001/001/80441), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2014-05-07
 

 

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