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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
Note:
Veteran's biographical form lists race/ethnicity as Asian/Chinese.
Gender:
Male
Race:
Asian

War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
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
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
The veteran served as a Japanese language instructor.

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
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
Prisoner of War:
No

War or Conflict:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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
Prisoner of War:
No

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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
Interviewer:
Serge Morosoff
Interviewer:
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:   2/20/2014

 

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