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James A. Mulligan, Jr. Collection

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James A. Mulligan, Jr. Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
James A. Mulligan, Jr.
State of Birth:
MA
Home State:
VA
Gender
Male
Race
White

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1975
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Navy
Unit of Service
USS Enterprise (CVN 65), Naval Aviator
Location of Service
Vietnam; Yankee Station, Gulf of Tonkin; South China Sea
Highest Rank
Captain
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
Yes
Service History Note
The Veteran was shot down in 1966. He spent 42 months in solitary confinement in a Vietnamese prisoner of war (POW) camp, being freed in 1973.

War or Conflict
World War, 1939-1945
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1975
Branch of Service
Navy
Service Related Injury
None
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Korean War, 1950-1953
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1944-1975
Branch of Service
Navy
Location of Service
Korea
Service Related Injury
Yes
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Memoirs [1 item] --Typewritten document
Contributor:
James Mulligan
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/01656
Subjects:
Mulligan Jr., James A.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Prisoner of War--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
James A. Mulligan, Jr. Collection
(AFC/2001/001/01656), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2015-02-04
 

 

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