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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
Military 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
Service Related Injury
None
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
Contributor:
Gary Swanson
Contributor:
Robert Babcock
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Americans Remembered, Inc.
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/09211
Subjects:
Anderson, Leonard A.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Leonard A. Anderson Collection
(AFC/2001/001/09211), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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