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Leonard A. Anderson Collection

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Leonard A. Anderson Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Leonard A. Anderson
State of Birth:
MO
Home State:
MO
Gender:
Male
Race:
Unspecified
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1941-1947
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS Rigel (AR 11)
Location of Service:
Kansas City, Missouri; Great Lakes, Illinois; San Francisco, California; Pearl Harbor; Pacific Islands
Highest Rank:
Shipfitter First Mate
Prisoner of War:
Unknown
Service History Note:
Veteran served for four years and seven months on the USS Rigel (repair ship). The USS Rigel was at Pearl Harbor on 12/7/1941.

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Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Transcription of video recording
Interviewer:
Gary Swanson
Contributor:
Robert Babcock
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Americans Remembered, Inc.
Transcriber:
Emily Gallagher-Merro
Transcriber Affiliation/Organization:
National Court Reporters Association (NCRA)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/9211
Subjects:
Anderson, Leonard A.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Leonard A. Anderson Collection
(AFC/2001/001/9211), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   5/23/2013

 

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